Cuspidaria Dall 1886 (clam)

Bivalvia - Poromyida - Cuspidariidae

Parent taxon: Cuspidariidae according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Durham 1944, Eames 1951, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxa: Cardiomya, Halonympha, Kurodamya, Myonera, Neaera, Plectodon

Subtaxa: Cuspidaria (Cuspidaria) Cuspidaria (Dianocuspidaria) Cuspidaria (Rhinoclama) Cuspidaria adelaidensis Cuspidaria alpis Cuspidaria alpiscivicae Cuspidaria attenuata Cuspidaria grandis Cuspidaria grovensis Cuspidaria hannibali Cuspidaria latesulcata Cuspidaria obesa Cuspidaria prima Cuspidaria russelli Cuspidaria siliqua Cuspidaria subrostrata Cuspidaria triassica Cuspidaria variabilis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: California collection)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (1), the Netherlands (1), Pakistan (2), Panama (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Belgium (1), Denmark (2), Germany (6), Italy (2), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (1), Panama (1), Poland (1), Somalia (2)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), Denmark (2), Hungary (1), the Netherlands (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (1: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Belgium (1), Egypt (2), Indonesia (1), New Zealand (3), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (17: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, Texas)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), Australia (3), Belgium (2), Denmark (6), Germany (1), Greenland (1), Poland (1), United States (12: California, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1), Austria (1), Canada (3: Alberta, Saskatchewan), China (1), Colombia (1), Denmark (2), Egypt (1), Germany (1), Greenland (1), India (1), Kazakhstan (1), Poland (9), the Russian Federation (2), Ukraine (1), United States (85: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

• Jurassic of Germany (1), Hungary (2), Japan (2), Kenya (1), Portugal (3), the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of China (1), Hungary (1), Italy (2), Japan (3)

Total: 220 collections including 250 occurrences

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