Mytilopsis Conrad 1857 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Dreissenidae

Alternative spelling: Congeria (Mytilopsis)

Parent taxon: Dreissenidae according to A. A. Olsson 1931

See also Brown and Pilsbry 1913

Sister taxa: Congeria, Dreissena, Dreisseninae, Dreissenomyinae

Subtaxa: Mytilopsis erimiocenicus Mytilopsis lamellata Mytilopsis leucophaeata Mytilopsis nystiana Mytilopsis sallei Mytilopsis scripta Mytilopsis trigalensis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cuba (2 collections), Panama (1), United States (6: Florida, Louisiana)

• Pliocene of Jamaica (2)

• Miocene of Austria (1), the Dominican Republic (1), France (1), Haiti (1), Peru (3), United States (1: Delaware)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (2)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), Belgium (2), Peru (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Haiti (1)

Total: 26 collections including 27 occurrences

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