Cassianella Beyrich 1862 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Cassianellidae

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

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Gugenberger 1935, Ros-Franch et al. 2014 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Burckhardtia, Hoernesiella, Lilangina, Septihoernesia

Subtaxa: Cassianella ampezzana Cassianella angusta Cassianella angustula Cassianella avicularaeformis Cassianella beyrichii Cassianella bicostata Cassianella carinthiaca Cassianella cordillerana Cassianella decussata Cassianella dieneri Cassianella elegantula Cassianella euglypha Cassianella euglyphoides Cassianella gallensteini Cassianella gravinaensis Cassianella gryphaeata Cassianella johannisboehmi Cassianella katialotica Cassianella launsdorfiensis Cassianella lineata Cassianella lingulata Cassianella nyanangensis Cassianella peruana Cassianella planata Cassianella pseudoavicularis Cassianella robusta Cassianella shastensis Cassianella simplex Cassianella simplex Cassianella sturi Cassianella subeuglypha Cassianella symmetrica Cassianella tenuistria Cassianella verbeeki

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Germany (5 collections)

• Triassic of Argentina (2), Austria (44), Canada (7: British Columbia), China (42), Hungary (13), Indonesia (7), Iran (13), Italy (59), Japan (1), Malaysia (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (4), Singapore (1), Slovakia (3), Slovenia (2), Tajikistan (1), Turkey (1), the United Arab Emirates (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (16: Alaska, Nevada, Oregon), Vietnam (1)

Total: 228 collections including 383 occurrences

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