Diplodonta parilis Conrad 1848 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Ungulinidae

Alternative combinations: Diplodonta (Felaniella) parilis, Felaniella (Felaniella) parilis, Loripes parilis, Taras parilis

Belongs to Diplodonta according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

Sister taxa: Diplodonta (Diplodonta), Diplodonta (Microstagon), Diplodonta (Phlyctiderma), Diplodonta (Timothynus), Diplodonta (Zemysina), Diplodonta acclinis, Diplodonta aleutica, Diplodonta astartea, Diplodonta balcombensis, Diplodonta corbiscula, Diplodonta cornea, Diplodonta dilatata, Diplodonta dissona, Diplodonta ferruginata, Diplodonta globosa, Diplodonta hopkinsiensis, Diplodonta incerta, Diplodonta inconspicua, Diplodonta lupinus, Diplodonta mediamericana, Diplodonta nucleiformis, Diplodonta orbella, Diplodonta paralta, Diplodonta punctata, Diplodonta sericata, Diplodonta shilohensis, Diplodonta soror, Diplodonta subquadrata, Diplodonta subrotunda, Diplodonta subrotundata, Diplodonta subvexa, Diplodonta torelli, Diplodonta transversaria, Diplodonta traski, Diplodonta villardeboeana, Diplodonta zelandica, Taras unisulcatus, Taras (Taras), Felaniella confusa, Felaniella palmerae, Felaniella senegalensis, Felaniella insula, Felaniella (Felaniella), Felaniella (Zemysia) elliptica

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (2: Oregon collections)

• Miocene of the Russian Federation (1), United States (6: Alaska, California)

• Oligocene of United States (1: California)

• Eocene of United States (18: Oregon)

• Paleocene of China (1)

Total: 29 collections each including a single occurrence

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