Mytiloides Brongniart 1822 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Inoceramidae

Alternative spelling: Inoceramus (Mytiloides)

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

See also Conti and Monari 1991 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Actinoceramus, Anopaeinae, Arctomytiloides, Cataceramus, Cladoceramus, Coloniceraminae, Cremnoceramus, Heroceramus, Inaequiceramus, Inoceraminae, Inoceramus, Kymatoceramus, Magadiceramus, Neocomiceramus, Neoinoceramus, Parainoceramya, Platyceramus, Pseudomytiloides, Retroceramus, Sachalinoceraminae, Sphaeroceramus, Spyridoceramus, Tenuipteria, Tethyoceramus, Trochoceramus, Volviceramus

Subtaxa: Mytiloides africanus Mytiloides amygdaloides Mytiloides labiatus Mytiloides lusatiae Mytiloides mytiloides Mytiloides stantoni Mytiloides striatoconcentricus

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Type: Ostracites labiatus

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (3 collections), Antarctica (1), Austria (2), Brazil (154), Canada (10: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories), Colombia (2), the Czech Republic (1), Denmark (1), Ecuador (2), Egypt (1), France (2), Germany (42), India (1), Japan (19), Jordan (1), Mexico (4), Nigeria (2), Peru (5), the Russian Federation (2), Tunisia (6), the United Kingdom (7), United States (96: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Venezuela (12)

• Jurassic of Canada (1: Yukon), France (1), Japan (2), Poland (2), Turkey (1)

Total: 383 collections including 518 occurrences

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