Family Lyonsiidae Fischer 1887 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pandorida - Lyonsiidae

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

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

Sister taxa: Laternulidae, Pandoridae

Subtaxa: Lyonsia

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (4: New Brunswick, Nunavut collections), United States (3: Maine, Maryland, Virginia)

• Pliocene of Belgium (5), Pakistan (1), United States (2: California), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Belgium (1), Germany (3), the Netherlands (1), United States (1: Alaska)

• Oligocene of Denmark (1)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: California)

• Paleocene of Denmark (4)

• Jurassic of France (2)

Total: 32 collections including 33 occurrences

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