Family Dimyidae Fischer 1886 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Dimyidae

Parent taxon: Dimyoidea according to T. R. Waller 2012

See also Bieler and Mikkelsen 2006, Carter et al. 2011, Coan et al. 2000, Dockery 1982, Nevesskaja 2009, Spencer et al. 2004, Stilwell 1998, Todd 2001 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Atreta Dimya Dimyarina Protostrea

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (3 collections), Panama (1)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Jamaica (1), Panama (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (3)

• Miocene of Australia (3), the Dominican Republic (1), New Zealand (1), Panama (3)

• Oligocene of Australia (2), United States (7: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Australia (5), Bulgaria (3), Spain (3)

• Paleocene of Belgium (2), Denmark (1)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), the Czech Republic (4), Denmark (3), Egypt (1), Ethiopia (1), Germany (8), Japan (1), Libya (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (2), Poland (6), the United Kingdom (2), United States (31: Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Texas)

• Jurassic of Argentina (2), France (5), Germany (1), India (6), Italy (1), Portugal (3), Romania (1), Spain (6), the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of Austria (82), China (33), France (2), Hungary (1), Iran (6), Italy (5), Switzerland (1), the United Arab Emirates (4), the United Kingdom (3), United States (4: Alaska, California)

Total: 275 collections including 284 occurrences

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