†family Myalinidae Frech 1891 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Myalinidae

Synonym: Anthraconautidae Kanev 1980

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

See also Anelli et al. 2006, Bouchet et al. 2010, McRoberts and Newell 2005, Nevesskaja 2009, Newell 1965, Ros-Franch et al. 2014 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Ambonychiidae, Lunulacardiidae, Monopteriidae, Mysidiellidae, Ramonalinidae

Subtaxa: Aviculomyalina Elversella Hemimenion Joannina Liebea Myalina Naiadites Novaculapermia Orthomyalina Posidoniella Promyalina Pseudomyalina Selenimyalina Selenimyalininae Septimyalina

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Canada (1: British Columbia collection), China (62), Croatia (1), Germany (7), Greenland (83), Hungary (1), India (1), Israel (1), Italy (21), Japan (2), Jordan (2), Oman (12), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (43), Slovakia (1), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (4), United States (129: Idaho, Montana, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming), Vietnam (1)

• Wolfcamp of United States (1: Kansas)

• Permian to Triassic of China (10)

• Permian of Afghanistan (2), Australia (13), Bosnia and Herzegovina (2), Brazil (1), Canada (2: British Columbia, Nunavut), Chile (4), China (38), Germany (2), Greenland (1), Italy (4), Japan (2), Latvia (2), Lithuania (4), Madagascar (1), Malaysia (1), Mexico (3), Nepal (1), New Zealand (1), Oman (1), Pakistan (6), Peru (2), Poland (4), the Russian Federation (22), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (2), Tanzania (5), Thailand (3), the United Kingdom (56), United States (118: Alaska, Arizona, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Virgilian of United States (19: Kansas, New Mexico, Texas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (12: Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Atokan of United States (1: Arizona)

• Pennsylvanian of Argentina (1)

• Westphalian of Spain (1), United States (1: Kentucky)

• Namurian of Spain (3)

• Chesterian of Canada (2: Alberta), United States (3: Ohio, West Virginia)

• Osagean of Canada (1: Alberta), United States (1: Indiana)

• Carboniferous to Permian of the Russian Federation (1)

• Carboniferous of Argentina (1), Brazil (2), Canada (1: Alberta), Chile (1), the Czech Republic (4), Ireland (1), Mexico (2), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (53), United States (119: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, New mexico, Ohio, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Wyoming)

• Mississippian of United States (2: Alaska, Arizona)

• Devonian of France (1), Libya (1), South Africa (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (3: New York)

• Ordovician of Sweden (1)

Total: 929 collections including 1119 occurrences

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