Ervilia Turton 1822 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Semelidae

Parent taxon: Semelidae according to G. Rosenberg 2005

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Glenn 1904, Richards and Harbison 1942 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Abra, Cumingia, Erviliinae, Leptomya, Ligula, Scrobiculariinae, Semele, Semelinae, Theora, Amphidesma, Lavignonus

Subtaxa: Ervilia castanea Ervilia chipolana Ervilia concentrica Ervilia meyeri Ervilia nitens Ervilia planata Ervilia subcancellata Ervilia triangularis Ervilia valhosierr

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Type: Mya nitens

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cayman Islands (3 collections), the Dominican Republic (1), Italy (1), Portugal (3), United States (19: Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina), Uruguay (1)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1), Jamaica (3), Panama (1), United States (6: Florida, North Carolina), Venezuela (8)

• Miocene of Austria (3), Belgium (5), Croatia (1), the Czech Republic (3), Ecuador (3), France (1), Germany (1), Iran (3), Italy (3), Kazakhstan (1), Panama (57), Poland (6), Romania (5), Ukraine (1), United States (31: Florida, New Jersey), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of United States (41: Mississippi, Oregon)

• Eocene of Panama (1), United States (1: Alabama)

• Paleocene of United States (4: Alabama)

Total: 219 collections including 252 occurrences

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