Polidevcia Tschernyschev 1943 (clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculanida - Polidevciidae

Alternative spelling: Phestia (Polidevcia)

Parent taxon: Polidevciinae according to M. A. Pagani and S. M. Ferrari 2011

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Campbell and Engel 1963, Hoare 1993, Ros-Franch et al. 2014 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxon: Ryderia

Subtaxa: Polidevcia abrupta Polidevcia aequilata Polidevcia antequadrata Polidevcia arata Polidevcia arctura Polidevcia bellistriata Polidevcia bicarinata Polidevcia browni Polidevcia cryptica Polidevcia flexuosa Polidevcia kasanensis Polidevcia kolyvanica Polidevcia lunulata Polidevcia lyonsensis Polidevcia magna Polidevcia nodulosa Polidevcia obesa Polidevcia ovata Polidevcia sharmani Polidevcia stevensiana Polidevcia thomasi Polidevcia tulcumbensis Polidevcia vorgaschorica Polidevcia zabaikalica

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder


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

• Eocene of United States (20: Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1)

• Triassic of China (7)

• Permian of Australia (17), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Mongolia (2), New Zealand (4), Peru (2), the Russian Federation (30), United States (71: Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming)

• Carboniferous of Australia (2), Peru (3), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (71: Arkansas, California, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, West Virginia)

• Devonian of Australia (2)

Total: 242 collections including 260 occurrences

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