Gregariella Monterosato 1883 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Parent taxon: Mytilidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Glenn 1904, Hertlein and Grant 1972, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Mikkelsen 2006, Sepkoski 2002 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Adipicola, Adula, Aeidimytilus, Amygdalum, Antetrichomya, Arcomytilus, Arcoperna, Arcuatula, Arcuatulinae, Arvella, Aulacomya, Bathymodiolinae, Bathymodiolus, Botulina, Botulopa, Botulopsis, Brachiodontes, Ciboticola, Crenella, Cuneolus, Dacrydium, Eyrena, Falcimytilus, Fluviolanatus, Geukensia, 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: Gregariella chenui Gregariella coarctata

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cayman Islands (1 collection), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Poland (3)

• Eocene of United States (3: Texas)

• Paleocene of Argentina (4), Denmark (1)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (8), Denmark (1)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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