Superfamily Dreissenoidea Gray 1840 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida

Alternative spelling: Dreissenacea

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

See also Bieler and Mikkelsen 2006, Bouchet et al. 2010, Nevesskaja 2009, Rosenberg 2005 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxon: Sphaerioidea

Subtaxa: Dreissenidae Neomiodontidae

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cuba (2 collections), Panama (1), the Russian Federation (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), Israel (2), Italy (8), 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 China (2), Denmark (1), Germany (1), Japan (49), Lebanon (1), Spain (3), Sweden (4), Taiwan (1), Tanzania (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (2: North Carolina, Texas)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Japan (1)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (1), China (5), France (2), Hungary (1), India (13), Japan (22), Portugal (66), Spain (2), Tanzania (16), Thailand (2), Tunisia (35), the United Kingdom (11), Yemen (1)

• Triassic of China (1)

Total: 307 collections including 401 occurrences

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