Subfamily Scambulinae Chavan 1952 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Crassatellidae

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

See also Dockery 1982, Vokes 1980 and Wingard 1993

Sister taxa: Anthonya, Crassatella, Crassatellinae, Eucrassatella, Ptychomyinae, Spissatella

Subtaxa: Crassinella Mediraon Remondia Scambula

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Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (7 collections), Cayman Islands (3), Costa Rica (3), Mexico (1), Panama (2), United States (58: California, Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (1), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (9), Ecuador (6), India (1), Jamaica (3), Mexico (1), Panama (19), Trinidad and Tobago (8), United States (23: Florida, North Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (8)

• Miocene of Brazil (1), Colombia (3), the Dominican Republic (3), Ecuador (1), India (1), Panama (30), Trinidad and Tobago (10), United States (30: Florida, New Jersey, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Germany (1), Mexico (1), United States (35: Mississippi)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (1), United States (47: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Lebanon (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (50: Alabama, California, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 372 collections including 416 occurrences

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