Margaritifera Schumacher 1815 (clam)

Bivalvia - Unionida - Margaritiferidae

Parent taxon: Margaritiferidae according to D. Mongin and A. F. d. Lapparent 1968

Sister taxa: Cumberlandiinae, Dianoconcha, Mengyinaia, Pseudomargaritifera, Solenoides, Promargaritifera

Subtaxa: Margaritifera (Margaritifera) Margaritifera (Pseudunio) Margaritifera flabellata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1 collection)

• Miocene of Germany (13), Pakistan (1)

• Cretaceous of Niger (1)

• Jurassic of Spain (1)

Total: 17 collections including 19 occurrences

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