Unionites griesbachi Bittner 1899 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Trigonodidae

Alternative combination: Anodontophora griesbachi

Belongs to Unionites according to J. Yin and C. A. McRoberts 2006

See also Gu et al. 1976, Hudson and Jefferies 1961 and Sha 1995

Sister taxa: Unionites albertii, Unionites bittneri, Unionites borealis, Unionites breviformis, Unionites brevis, Unionites donacinus, Unionites elisabethae, Unionites fassaensis, Unionites gregarius, Unionites guizhouensis, Unionites letticus, Unionites manmuensis, Unionites minimus, Unionites muensteri, Unionites ovalis, Unionites posterus, Unionites rhomboidalis, Unionites sorokovi, Unionites spicatus, Unionites subrectus, Unionites trapezoidalis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Australia (1 collection), Canada (1: British Columbia), China (5), Indonesia (6), Iran (7), the Russian Federation (1), the United Arab Emirates (2)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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