Crenella elegantula Meek and Hayden 1862 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Belongs to Crenella according to L. S. Russell and R. W. Landes 1937

Sister taxa: Crenella cocentrica, Crenella decussata, Crenella elliptica, Crenella fenestra, Crenella glandula, Crenella gubernatoria, Crenella inflata, Crenella kannoi, Crenella latifrons, Crenella maylandensis, Crenella porterensis, Crenella santana, Crenella serica, Crenella striatocostata, Crenella subfornicata, Crenella virida, Crenella washingtonensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (2: Alberta collections), Mexico (1), United States (64: Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 67 collections each including a single occurrence

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