†subfamily Myophorellinae Kobayashi 1954 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae

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

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Fleming 1987 and PĂ©rez et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Steinmanellinae, Vaugoniinae

Subtaxa: Austromyophorella Myophorella Myophorellini Orthotrigonia Scaphorella Steinmanellini

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1 collection), Argentina (2), Chile (13), Japan (3), Mexico (1), Ukraine (8), the United Kingdom (14)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Antarctica (15), Chile (4), Japan (1)

• Jurassic of Antarctica (6), Argentina (29), Canada (66: Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon), Chile (26), China (1), France (30), Germany (7), Greenland (11), India (9), Iran (5), Japan (17), Kenya (1), Luxembourg (4), Madagascar (1), Mexico (2), New Zealand (13), Peru (1), Poland (2), Portugal (24), Spain (34), Switzerland (2), Tanzania (2), Thailand (3), Tunisia (2), the United Kingdom (64), United States (44: Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming), Vietnam (1)

Total: 469 collections including 528 occurrences

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