†family Inoceramidae Giebel 1852 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Inoceramidae

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

See also El Qot 2006, Nevesskaja 2009, Newell 1965 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Atomodesmatidae, Kolymiidae, Retroceramidae

Subtaxa: Actinoceramus Anopaea Arctomytiloides Cataceramus Cladoceramus Coloniceraminae Cremnoceramus Heroceramus Inaequiceramus Inoceraminae Inoceramus Magadiceramus Mytiloides Neocomiceramus Neoinoceramus Parainoceramya Platyceramus Pseudomytiloides Retroceramus Sachalinoceraminae Sphaeroceramus Spyridoceramus Tenuipteria Tethyoceramus Trochoceramus Volviceramus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (1 collection)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (2)

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (7), Albania (1), Algeria (2), Angola (2), Antarctica (40), Argentina (6), Armenia (1), Australia (17), Austria (9), Belgium (1), Brazil (164), Bulgaria (3), Canada (106: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, Yukon), Chile (4), China (3), Colombia (52), Croatia (1), Cuba (1), the Czech Republic (5), Denmark (13), Ecuador (6), Egypt (19), France (40), Germany (251), Greenland (13), India (9), Indian Ocean (1), Iran (3), Italy (4), Jamaica (4), Japan (177), Jordan (4), Kazakhstan (1), Libya (1), Madagascar (6), Mexico (19), Morocco (1), Mozambique (4), the Netherlands (3), New Zealand (146), Nigeria (5), Peru (23), Poland (19), the Russian Federation (35), Saudi Arabia (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Somalia (1), South Africa (15), Spain (47), Sweden (3), Switzerland (3), Tunisia (9), Turkey (5), Turkmenistan (3), USSR (5), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (51), United States (799: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming), Venezuela (13)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Canada (1: British Columbia), New Caledonia (1)

• Jurassic of Antarctica (6), Argentina (6), Canada (12: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), Chile (2), China (4), East Timor (1), France (2), Germany (11), Greenland (6), Hungary (3), India (2), Iran (2), Japan (49), Kenya (2), Luxembourg (4), Nepal (1), New Zealand (49), Papua New Guinea (3), Poland (16), Portugal (4), the Russian Federation (35), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (3), Switzerland (72), the United Kingdom (19), United States (20: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon), Vietnam (1)

• Triassic of the Russian Federation (3), United States (1: Nevada)

Total: 2534 collections including 4073 occurrences

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