Family Cuspidariidae Dall 1886 (clam)

Bivalvia - Poromyida - Cuspidariidae

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

See also Bieler and Mikkelsen 2006, Coan et al. 2000, Nevesskaja 2009, Todd 2001 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Halonymphidae, Protocuspidariidae, Spheniopsidae

Subtaxa: Cardiomya Cuspidaria Halonympha Kurodamya Myonera Neaera Plectodon

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Ecuador (1), Panama (1), United States (3: Florida), Uruguay (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (6)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2), Costa Rica (3), the Dominican Republic (2), Haiti (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (6), Japan (2), the Netherlands (1), Pakistan (2), Panama (4), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Belgium (1), Denmark (2), the Dominican Republic (17), Germany (7), Italy (1), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (1), Panama (2), Poland (1), Slovakia (1), Somalia (2), United States (2: Florida), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of the Russian Federation (1)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), Denmark (4), Hungary (1), the Netherlands (1), Panama (1), the Russian Federation (8), United States (7: Mississippi)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (2: Oregon)

• Eocene of Belgium (1), Egypt (3), Indonesia (1), New Zealand (3), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (14: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), Australia (3), Belgium (2), Denmark (6), Germany (1), Greenland (1), India (1), Mexico (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (14: California, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1), Austria (1), Canada (3: Alberta, Saskatchewan), China (1), Colombia (1), Denmark (2), Egypt (1), Germany (3), Greenland (1), India (1), Israel (1), Kazakhstan (1), Poland (9), the Russian Federation (2), Ukraine (1), United States (84: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

• Jurassic of China (1), Germany (1), Hungary (2), Japan (2), Kenya (1), Portugal (4), the United Kingdom (13)

• Triassic of Japan (3)

Total: 307 collections including 366 occurrences

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