Diplodonta (Diplodonta) Bronn 1831 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Ungulinidae

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

See also Dockery 1982, Freneix et al. 1988, Glibert 1985 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Diplodonta (Microstagon), Diplodonta (Phlyctiderma), Diplodonta (Sphaerella), Diplodonta (Timothynus), Diplodonta (Zemysina), Diplodonta acclinis, Diplodonta aleutica, Diplodonta astartea, Diplodonta balcombensis, Diplodonta confusa, Diplodonta corbiscula, Diplodonta cornea, Diplodonta dalli, Diplodonta dilatata, Diplodonta dissona, Diplodonta ferruginata, Diplodonta globosa, Diplodonta hopkinsiensis, Diplodonta incerta, Diplodonta inconspicua, Diplodonta infrequens, Diplodonta lupinus, Diplodonta mediamericana, Diplodonta nucleiformis, Diplodonta orbella, Diplodonta paralta, Diplodonta parilis, Diplodonta problematica, Diplodonta punctata, Diplodonta sericata, Diplodonta shilohensis, Diplodonta soror, Diplodonta stephensoni, Diplodonta subquadrata, Diplodonta subrotunda, Diplodonta subrotundata, Diplodonta subvexa, Diplodonta torelli, Diplodonta transversaria, Diplodonta traski, Diplodonta villardeboeana, Diplodonta zelandica, Taras (Diplodonta) alta, Taras unisulcatus, Taras (Taras), Taras goodspeedi, Felaniella confusa, Felaniella palmerae, Felaniella senegalensis, Felaniella insula, Felaniella (Felaniella), Felaniella (Zemysia) elliptica

Subtaxa: Diplodonta (Diplodonta) alta Diplodonta (Diplodonta) buwaldana Diplodonta (Diplodonta) collina Diplodonta (Diplodonta) cretacea Diplodonta (Diplodonta) eburnea Diplodonta (Diplodonta) homalostriata Diplodonta (Diplodonta) minor Diplodonta (Diplodonta) rotundata Diplodonta (Diplodonta) ungulina Diplodonta (Diplodonta) woodringi

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (1 collection), Japan (1), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (1), Turkey (1), United States (1: Florida), Yemen (3)

• Pliocene of Belgium (3), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Jamaica (2), the United Kingdom (5), United States (2: North Carolina, Virginia)

• Miocene of Algeria (7), Austria (1), Belgium (1), Bulgaria (2), Colombia (2), the Dominican Republic (1), Germany (2), India (1), Italy (1), Morocco (2), Panama (7), Poland (2), United States (2: California, Florida)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Austria (3), Panama (4), United States (15: Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina)

• Eocene of United States (62: Alabama, California, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia)

• Paleocene of United States (3: Maryland, Texas)

Total: 145 collections including 147 occurrences

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