Family Plicatulidae Watson 1930 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Plicatulidae

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

See also Bieler and Mikkelsen 2006, Dockery 1982, Moore 1987, Nevesskaja 2009, Scholz et al. 2008, Todd 2001, Vokes 1980 and Ward and Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxon: Chondrodontidae

Subtaxa: Diploschiza Plicatula Pseudoplacunopsis Spiniplicatula

View classification

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Bermuda (2 collections), Brazil (3), Costa Rica (1), Djibouti (4), Egypt (1), Eritrea (4), Japan (3), Kenya (5), Mexico (1), Pakistan (2), the Seychelles (1), South Africa (1), Sudan (1), Taiwan (2), United States (39: Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina), Uruguay (2), Venezuela (1), Yemen (4)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (4)

• Pliocene of Colombia (4), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (2), Greece (2), Indonesia (1), Jamaica (5), Pakistan (1), Panama (2), Trinidad and Tobago (5), United States (41: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (8)

• Miocene of Brazil (9), Bulgaria (2), Colombia (2), Cuba (2), the Dominican Republic (1), France (1), Greenland (1), Indonesia (2), Mexico (1), Moldova (4), Panama (4), Poland (5), Slovakia (1), United States (12: Florida, New Jersey, North Carolina), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (20)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Costa Rica (1), Germany (1), United States (4: Mississippi), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene of Australia (1), Colombia (1), Egypt (7), France (1), Italy (1), Libya (1), Mexico (5), Nigeria (3), Pakistan (1), United States (67: Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), Austria (2), Belgium (3), Denmark (1), France (1), Germany (1), Nigeria (1), United States (5: Alabama, California)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1), Argentina (15), Brazil (12), Cameroon (3), China (1), Colombia (1), the Congo-Brazzaville (3), Cuba (1), the Czech Republic (1), Ecuador (2), Egypt (40), France (14), Gabon (1), Germany (3), India (1), Italy (1), Japan (4), Jordan (4), Libya (1), Madagascar (5), Mexico (14), New Zealand (4), Nigeria (14), Oman (2), Peru (15), the Russian Federation (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Senegal (1), Serbia and Montenegro (2), Spain (5), Switzerland (2), Tunisia (3), USSR (8), the United Arab Emirates (1), the United Kingdom (14), United States (155: Alabama, Arizona, California, Delaware, Kansas, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Texas, Utah), Zaire (2)

• Jurassic of Argentina (3), Canada (4: Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon), Chile (22), China (1), Cuba (1), Ethiopia (2), France (24), Germany (33), Greenland (37), India (19), Israel (1), Italy (4), Japan (4), Kenya (1), Madagascar (4), Mexico (2), New Zealand (2), Portugal (29), the Russian Federation (4), Serbia and Montenegro (2), Slovakia (1), Somalia (1), Spain (64), the United Kingdom (13), United States (25: Alaska, Utah, Wyoming)

• Triassic of Canada (1: British Columbia), Chile (1), China (20), Iran (11), Israel (1), Italy (12), Japan (3), New Caledonia (1), New Zealand (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (3), United States (11: Alaska, California, Nevada, Oregon)

Total: 1062 collections including 1212 occurrences

Show more details