Family Etheriidae Deshayes 1830 (clam)

Bivalvia - Unionida - Etheriidae

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

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

Sister taxa: Iridinidae, Mulleriidae

Subtaxa: Etheria

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (2 collections), Ethiopia (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (1), Ethiopia (1)

• Miocene of Kenya (2)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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