Batissa Gray 1853 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Corbiculidae

Alternative spelling: Cyrena (Batissa)

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

See also Lamprell and Healy 1998, Sepkoski 2002 and Vredenburg 1921

Sister taxa: Corbicula, Corbiculina, Cyrenodonax, Cyrenorita, Dentonia, Eocallista, Filosina, Fulpia, Neocorbicula, Pharodina, Polymesoda, Tetoria, Veloritina

Subtaxa: Batissa crawfurdi Batissa kodungensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Indonesia (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Myanmar (1)

• Eocene of Indonesia (1), United States (1: Washington)

• Paleocene of the Russian Federation (1)

• Cretaceous of Japan (1)

Total: 6 collections including 9 occurrences

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