Unio Philipsson 1788 (freshwater mussel)

Bivalvia - Unionida - Unionidae

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

Sister taxa: Anodontini, Cucumerunio, Unionini

Subtaxa: Unio bitumen Unio carteri Unio franconica Unio hamili Unio hunteri Unio imbricatus Unio littoralis Unio mamillatus Unio natosini Unio peregrinus Unio pictorum Unio regularis Unio scrobicularioides Unio stricklandii Unio tumidus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (2 collections), Egypt (5), Germany (1), Japan (1), Poland (1), South Africa (1), Tanzania (4)

• Pliocene of Romania (1)

• Miocene of Cuba (1), Germany (8), Portugal (2), Romania (1), Spain (2), Switzerland (1), Turkey (1), United States (2: Texas)

• Oligocene of Hungary (2), Japan (1), Switzerland (1)

• Eocene of Japan (3), the United Kingdom (14), United States (5: Wyoming)

• Paleocene of Canada (1: Alberta)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (1), Canada (3: Alberta), China (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (1), India (6), Japan (7), Malawi (1), Mongolia (1), Romania (1), Spain (8), the United Kingdom (2), United States (17: Arizona, Montana, New Mexico, Texas)

• Jurassic of China (1), Hungary (1), Japan (1), Portugal (3), the United Kingdom (9), United States (3: Colorado, Utah, Wyoming)

• Triassic of Australia (1), Germany (1), the Russian Federation (1), Tanzania (1), United States (10: Arizona, New Mexico, Texas), Zambia (1)

Total: 144 collections including 162 occurrences

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