Family Pholadomyidae King 1844 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae

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

See also Aberhan 2004, Bieler and Mikkelsen 2006, Nevesskaja 2009, Ronchetti 1970, Scholz et al. 2008 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Arenigomyidae, Margaritariidae, Sphenolium, Ucumariidae

Subtaxa: Agrawalimya Arcomya Chaenomyinae Deltamya Dianomya Goniomya Homomya Homoya Neoburmesia Osteomya Pachymya Parilima Pholadomya Pholadomyinae Rhytimya Tetorimya

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Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Belgium (3 collections), the United Kingdom (2), Venezuela (4)

• Miocene of Bulgaria (1), Chile (2), Colombia (1), Cyprus (1), Germany (1), India (1), Japan (1), Malta (1), Moldova (2), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (2), Panama (3), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (2), Slovakia (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Venezuela (1)

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

• Oligocene of Austria (1), Bulgaria (1), Germany (1), Hungary (2), the Russian Federation (4), United States (2: California, Mississippi)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (2), China (2), Germany (1), Italy (2), Japan (8), Mexico (2), Romania (4), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (3), the United Kingdom (6), United States (34: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Belgium (1), Bulgaria (3), China (2), Denmark (3), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (24: California, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1), Angola (1), Antarctica (9), Argentina (25), Australia (1), Austria (3), Brazil (7), Bulgaria (1), Canada (19: Alberta, British Columbia), Chile (1), Cuba (1), the Czech Republic (1), Denmark (2), Egypt (39), Ethiopia (1), France (19), Germany (3), Greenland (1), Hungary (2), India (2), Iran (3), Italy (3), Jamaica (2), Japan (25), Jordan (2), Kazakhstan (1), Libya (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (13), Morocco (1), Mozambique (7), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (1), Niger (1), Nigeria (4), Oman (3), Pakistan (1), Peru (8), Poland (12), Portugal (4), the Russian Federation (17), Saudi Arabia (2), Serbia and Montenegro (1), South Africa (5), Spain (3), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), Switzerland (18), Tanzania (3), USSR (6), Ukraine (1), the United Arab Emirates (2), the United Kingdom (3), United States (94: Alabama, Arizona, California, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Venezuela (1), Yemen (3)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Argentina (1)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (2), Antarctica (1), Argentina (7), Bulgaria (1), Canada (32: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), Chile (132), China (11), Colombia (1), Denmark (2), Egypt (5), Eritrea (2), Ethiopia (24), France (67), Germany (11), Greenland (75), Hungary (6), India (62), Indonesia (1), Iran (9), Italy (2), Japan (10), Jordan (31), Kenya (15), Luxembourg (3), Madagascar (14), Mexico (6), Morocco (1), New Caledonia (1), New Zealand (17), Poland (6), Portugal (9), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (3), Saudi Arabia (71), Serbia and Montenegro (3), Slovakia (1), Somalia (12), Spain (99), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), Switzerland (2), Tanzania (12), Thailand (4), Tunisia (28), the United Kingdom (56), United States (39: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, Wyoming ), Vietnam (1), Yemen (14)

• Triassic of Argentina (2), Austria (15), China (7), Colombia (1), Germany (2), Hungary (2), Iran (11), Israel (1), Italy (4), Japan (2), the United Arab Emirates (1), United States (4: Alaska, Utah)

• Permian of Australia (3), China (3), India (1), the Russian Federation (1)

• Virgilian of United States (4: Illinois, Kansas, Ohio, Texas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (1: Missouri)

• Carboniferous of Brazil (1), United States (2: New mexico, Utah)

• Silurian of Canada (1: Ontario), United States (1: New York)

• Ordovician of Canada (8: Ontario, Quebec), United States (31: Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Minnesota, Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia)

Total: 1562 collections including 2136 occurrences

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