Subfamily Crassatellinae FĂ©russac 1822 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Crassatellidae

Parent taxon: Crassatellidae according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

See also Dockery 1982, Gardner 1945, Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Perrilliat 1992, Tashiro 1988, Vokes 1980, Ward 1992 and Wingard 1993

Sister taxa: Anthonya, Crassatella, Eucrassatella, Ptychomyinae, Scambulinae, Spissatella

Subtaxa: Bathytormus Crassatina Cypricardella Marvacrassatella Oriocrassatella Salaputium Talabrica Tilicrassatella Uddenia

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Type: Crassatella

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of New Zealand (1 collection), United States (5: North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), India (1), South Africa (1), United States (23: Florida, North Carolina, Virginia)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Bulgaria (5), Chile (2), India (1), New Zealand (1), Peru (4), Saudi Arabia (1), United States (47: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Virginia)

• Oligocene of Australia (2), France (5), Peru (1)

• Eocene of Australia (5), Belgium (3), France (6), Panama (1), Poland (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (100: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene to Eocene of United States (1: Maryland)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (25: Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Denmark (2), India (1), Libya (1), Mozambique (1), United States (68: Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas)

• Permian of Afghanistan (1), Australia (14), China (2), Greenland (1), India (2), Indonesia (1), Oman (1), Pakistan (2), the Russian Federation (13), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), United States (2: Wyoming)

• Pennsylvanian of Australia (2)

• Chesterian of United States (3: West Virginia, Wyoming)

• Carboniferous of Argentina (1), Australia (2), Brazil (1), Canada (1: Alberta), the United Kingdom (6), United States (12: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Iowa, Montana, Nevada, Oklahoma, West Virginia)

• Mississippian of United States (1: Alaska)

• Devonian of Australia (4), Brazil (3), Canada (1: New Brunswick), China (6), Germany (5), the United Kingdom (3), United States (215: Alaska, Illinois, Maryland, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, Missouri, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Silurian of Argentina (1)

• Ordovician of China (1)

Total: 631 collections including 675 occurrences

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