Family Noetiidae Stewart 1930 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Noetiidae

Parent taxon: Arcoidea according to R. Bieler and P. M. Mikkelsen 2006

See also Beu et al. 1990, Coan et al. 2000, Dockery 1982, Nevesskaja 2009, Rosenberg 2005, Todd 2001, Vokes 1980, Ward 1992 and Ward and Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Arcidae, Catamarcaiidae, Cucullaeidae, Frejidae, Glycymerididae, Parallelodontidae

Subtaxa: Arcopsis Eontia Noetia

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Australia (1), Bermuda (1), Brazil (4), Costa Rica (4), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (4), Japan (5), Mexico (5), Pakistan (1), Panama (4), United States (85: Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (3), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Australia (2), Colombia (4), Costa Rica (10), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (4), India (1), Indonesia (9), Jamaica (4), Japan (2), Pakistan (4), Panama (5), the Philippines (1), Trinidad and Tobago (15), United States (25: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Indonesia (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Brazil (1), Bulgaria (4), Colombia (5), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (10), Greece (2), India (3), Indonesia (1), Pakistan (2), Panama (13), Papua New Guinea (2), Peru (2), Poland (2), Trinidad and Tobago (8), United States (10: Florida, Maryland), Venezuela (5)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Eocene of Australia (3), Colombia (1), France (1), India (1), Japan (2), Namibia (1), Nigeria (4)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Denmark (7), France (1), Poland (2), Puerto Rico (1)

• Cretaceous of Denmark (2), Germany (1), Jordan (1), United States (3: Texas)

Total: 319 collections including 363 occurrences

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