Cuspidaria (Cuspidaria) Dall 1886 (clam)

Bivalvia - Poromyida - Cuspidariidae

Parent taxon: Cuspidaria according to J. A. Todd 2001

Sister taxa: 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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Belgium (2 collections), Jamaica (1), Panama (2)

• Miocene of Denmark (1), Germany (1), the Netherlands (2)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Texas)

• Cretaceous of United States (19: Alabama, Maryland, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas)

Total: 29 collections including 32 occurrences

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