Etea Conrad 1873 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Arcticidae

Parent taxon: Arcticidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Popenoe 1937 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Agapella, Ambonicardia, Anisocardia, Anisocardioides, Antarctica, Antiquicyprina, Aquilonia, Arctica, Coelocyprina, Epicyprina, Fengjiachongia, Gythemon, Hartwellia, Isocyprina, Izumia, Lilingella, Petalocardia, Plesiocyprina, Procyprina, Pronoella, Proveniella, Pseudotrapezium, Pygocardia, Rollierella, Roudairia, Somarctica, Staffinella, Tenea, Tortarctica, Vectianella, Venericyprina, Veniella, Venilicardia, Yunshania, Amiodon

Subtaxa: Etea angulata Etea carolinensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (4: New Jersey collections)

• Paleocene of United States (3: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (2: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (13), Colombia (1), Mexico (1), United States (85: Alabama, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 109 collections including 111 occurrences

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