Crenomytilus expansus Arnold 1907 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Alternative combinations: Mytilus expansus, Mytilus mathewsoni expansus

Belongs to Crenomytilus according to W. O. Addicott 1973

Sister taxa: Crenomytilus arnoldi, Crenomytilus grayanus, Crenomytilus mathewsoni, Crenomytilus schencki, Mytilus (Crenomytilus) coalingensis, Mytilus (Crenomytilus) expansus, Mytilus (Crenomytilus) kewi, Mytilus (Crenomytilus) perrini, Mytilus (Crenomytilus) trampasensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of the Russian Federation (3 collections), United States (6: California)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: California)

• Oligocene of United States (2: California)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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