Superfamily Dimyoidea Fischer 1886 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida

Parent taxon: Prospondyloidina according to T. R. Waller 2012

See also Bieler and Mikkelsen 2006, Bouchet et al. 2010, Carter et al. 2011, Coan et al. 2000, Nevesskaja 2009 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Dimyidae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (3 collections), Panama (1)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Jamaica (1), Panama (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (3)

• Miocene of Australia (3), the Dominican Republic (1), New Zealand (1), Panama (3)

• Oligocene of Australia (2), New Zealand (1), United States (7: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Australia (5), Bulgaria (3), New Zealand (1), Spain (3)

• Paleocene of Belgium (2), Denmark (1)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), the Czech Republic (4), Denmark (3), Egypt (1), Ethiopia (1), Germany (8), Japan (1), Libya (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (2), Poland (6), the United Kingdom (2), United States (31: Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Texas)

• Jurassic of Argentina (2), France (5), Germany (1), India (6), Italy (1), Portugal (3), Romania (1), Spain (6), the United Kingdom (3)

• Triassic of Austria (87), China (33), France (2), Germany (3), Hungary (8), Indonesia (4), Iran (6), Italy (13), Switzerland (1), the United Arab Emirates (4), the United Kingdom (3), United States (4: Alaska, California)

Total: 306 collections including 316 occurrences

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