Family Dreissenidae Gray 1840 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Dreissenidae

Parent taxon: Dreissenoidea according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

See also Bieler and Mikkelsen 2006, Nevesskaja 2009 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxon: Neomiodontidae

Subtaxa: Congeria Dreissena Dreisseninae Dreissenomyinae Mytilopsis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cuba (2 collections), Panama (1), United States (7: Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina)

• Pliocene of Jamaica (2)

• Miocene of Austria (2), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Bulgaria (1), Croatia (3), the Dominican Republic (1), France (1), Georgia (5), Germany (1), Haiti (1), Peru (3), Romania (2), United States (1: Delaware)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (2)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), Belgium (2), Germany (1), Haiti (1), Hungary (1), Peru (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Haiti (1)

• Eocene of Hungary (1), the United Kingdom (4)

• Cretaceous of United States (3: North Carolina, Texas)

Total: 52 collections including 67 occurrences

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