Arcoperna Conard 1865 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Parent taxon: Mytilidae according to G. Wienrich 1999

See also Dockery 1982, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Adipicola, Adula, Aeidimytilus, Amygdalum, Antetrichomya, Arcomytilus, Arcuatula, Arcuatulinae, Arvella, Aulacomya, Bathymodiolinae, Bathymodiolus, Botulina, Botulopa, Botulopsis, Brachiodontes, Ciboticola, Crenella, Cuneolus, Dacrydium, Eyrena, Falcimytilus, Fluviolanatus, Geukensia, Gregariella, Hilgardella, Inoperna, Lecompteus, Lioberus, Lithophaga, Lithophaginae, Lycettia, Mauricia, Modiolaria, Modiolatus, Modiolinae, Modiolus, Musculista, Mytella, Mytilaster, Mytilinae, Mytiloconcha, Perna, Phthonia, Rhomboidella, Scolimytilus, Septifer, Stavelia, Trichomusculus, Trichomya, Volsella, Volsellina, Xenomytilinae, Xenostrobus

Subtaxa: Arcoperna inflata Arcoperna linteata Arcoperna nuculaeformis Arcoperna serica

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Belgium (5 collections), the United Kingdom (2)

• Miocene of Belgium (3), Germany (1), the Netherlands (2), Poland (1)

• Oligocene of Denmark (2), Hungary (2), United States (3: Georgia, Mississippi)

• Eocene of United States (4: Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of Belgium (3), Denmark (2), Germany (1)

• Jurassic of France (1)

Total: 32 collections including 33 occurrences

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