Dreissena Beneden 1835 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Dreissenidae

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

See also Bouchet et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Congeria, Dreisseninae, Dreissenomyinae, Mytilopsis, Tichogonia, Enocephalus

Subtaxa: Dreissena caspia Dreissena chonioides Dreissena curvirostris Dreissena elata Dreissena grimmi

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Miocene of Georgia (5), Italy (7), Romania (1)

• Oligocene of Haiti (1)

• Eocene of Hungary (1), the United Kingdom (4)

• Cretaceous of United States (2: North Carolina, Texas)

Total: 22 collections including 25 occurrences

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