Mytiloides mytiloides Mantell 1822 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Inoceramidae

Alternative combination: Inoceramus mytiloides

Belongs to Mytiloides according to S. Schneider et al. 2013

See also Cobban 1983 and Stelck et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Mytiloides africanus, Mytiloides amygdaloides, Mytiloides labiatus, Mytiloides lusatiae, Mytiloides stantoni, Mytiloides striatoconcentricus

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of Brazil (17 collections), Colombia (2), the Czech Republic (1), Germany (9), India (1), Peru (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (15: Arizona, California, Colorado, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Mexico)

Total: 49 collections each including a single occurrence

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