Crenomytilus mathewsoni Gabb 1866 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Alternative combinations: Mytilus (Mytiloconcha) mathewsoni, Mytilus (Mytiloconcha) mathewsonii, Mytilus mathewsoni, Mytilus mathewsonii

Full reference: W. M. Gabb. 1866. Section I. Tertiary Invertebrate Fossils. Part I. Description of New Species. Palaeontology of California, Volume II, Cretaceous and Tertiary Fossils 1-38

Belongs to Crenomytilus according to W. O. Addicott 1973

See also Clark and Arnold 1923, Durham 1944, Gabb 1866 and Moore 1983

Sister taxa: Crenomytilus arnoldi, Crenomytilus expansus, Crenomytilus grayanus, Crenomytilus schencki, Mytilus (Crenomytilus) coalingensis, Mytilus (Crenomytilus) expansus, Mytilus (Crenomytilus) kewi, Mytilus (Crenomytilus) perrini, Mytilus (Crenomytilus) trampasensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Mexico (3 collections), United States (4: California)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: British Columbia), United States (9: California)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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