Arcomytilus laitmairensis de Loriol 1883 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Alternative combinations: Brachidontes laitmairensis, Mytilus laitmairensis

Belongs to Arcomytilus according to Gardet and Gerard 1946

See also Cox 1935 and Cox 1965

Sister taxa: Arcomytilus asper, Arcomytilus biochei, Arcomytilus nudus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Japan (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Eritrea (3), Ethiopia (10), India (6), Iran (1), Japan (2), Jordan (4), Kenya (2), Madagascar (3), Saudi Arabia (10), Somalia (5), Tanzania (1), Thailand (1), Tunisia (5), Yemen (1)

Total: 55 collections each including a single occurrence

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