Superfamily Clavagelloidea d'Orbigny 1844 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pandorida

Alternative spelling: Clavagellacea

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

See also Kiessling 2003, Nevesskaja 2009 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxon: Pandoroidea

Subtaxa: Clavagellidae Penicillidae

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Eritrea (1), Japan (1), Puerto Rico (1), Taiwan (1), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene of Greece (2), Spain (1)

• Miocene of Australia (2), Brazil (1), Germany (1), Indonesia (2), Malta (1), New Zealand (2), Slovakia (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), Hungary (1)

• Eocene of Australia (1), France (1), Germany (1), New Zealand (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (9)

• Paleocene of Belgium (4), France (1), Germany (1)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1), France (1), India (1), United States (13: Alabama, Mississippi, New Jersey)

Total: 58 collections including 62 occurrences

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