Superfamily Solenoidea Lamarck 1809 (clam)

Bivalvia - Solenida

Alternative spelling: Solenacea

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

See also Bieler and Mikkelsen 2006, Coan et al. 2000, Glenn 1904, Nevesskaja 2009, Rosenberg et al. 2006, Vokes 1980 and Ward and Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxon: Orthonotoidea

Subtaxa: Pharidae Solenidae

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection), Australia (1), Belgium (1), Canada (1: Newfoundland and Labrador), Chile (1), Ecuador (2), France (1), India (2), Ireland (1), Italy (1), Japan (6), Mexico (3), Morocco (1), Namibia (1), the Netherlands (3), Pakistan (1), Peru (3), Poland (1), Portugal (2), South Africa (5), Thailand (3), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (74: California, Delaware, Florida, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (1: California)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Washington)

• Pliocene of Belgium (6), Chile (4), Costa Rica (2), Indonesia (2), Italy (4), Jamaica (1), Japan (1), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (1), Pakistan (3), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (3), Trinidad and Tobago (3), the United Kingdom (6), United States (39: California, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (16: California)

• Miocene of Argentina (5), Australia (1), Austria (2), Belgium (6), Brazil (2), Bulgaria (1), Chile (2), Colombia (5), the Dominican Republic (5), France (1), Germany (9), India (11), Indonesia (5), Italy (1), Japan (28), Mexico (2), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Panama (11), the Russian Federation (7), South Africa (1), Trinidad and Tobago (2), United States (59: Alaska, California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, Oregon, Virginia, Washington), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of Belgium (1), Denmark (1), France (10), Hungary (1), Japan (14), Mexico (1), the Russian Federation (4), United States (34: Alaska, California, Florida, Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Haiti (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (2), Belgium (1), Bulgaria (1), Colombia (1), Egypt (1), France (3), Germany (1), Italy (2), Japan (8), Mexico (1), Peru (2), the Russian Federation (2), the United Kingdom (16), United States (97: Alabama, Alaska, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), China (1), Denmark (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (4), United States (21: California, Louisiana, Texas)

• Tertiary of United States (1: California)

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Alberta), Germany (3), India (1), Japan (16), Libya (1), the Netherlands (1), Poland (5), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (2), Tunisia (1), the United Kingdom (8), United States (137: Alabama, Arizona, California, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas)

• Jurassic of France (1), Portugal (4)

• Triassic of Japan (1)

Total: 806 collections including 916 occurrences

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