Anodonta (freshwater mussel)

Bivalvia - Unionida - Unionidae

Parent taxon: Unionidae according to L. S. Russell 1935

See also Bouchet et al. 2010 and Shoshani et al. 1989

Sister taxa: Acuneopsis, Alasmidontinae, Ambleminae, Coelatura, Coelaturinae, Comptio, Cuneopsis, Danlengiconcha, Elongaria, Eocuneopsis, Eolamprotula, Gonideinae, Jishuiconcha, Lamprotula, Liopotomida, Liovetulonaia, Luochengella, Modellnaiinae, Ningxiaconcha, Paranodonta, Parreysiinae, Periodunio, Plicatounio, Potomida, Proparreysia, Pseudelliptio, Psilounio, Qianweiella, Qiyangia, Qiyangiinae, Quadrula, Radioplicata, Rectidentinae, Rhabdotophorus, Shifangella, Shistodesmus, Solenaia, Tuberonaia, Undulatula, Unionelloides, Unioninae, Wulongiconcha, Yunnanoconcha

Subtaxa: Anodonta arnoldi Anodonta cygnea Anodonta johnseni Anodonta lignitica Anodonta nitida Anodonta truncilla

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Type: Anodonta johnseni

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (1 collection), United States (3: California, Florida, Michigan)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1)

• Pliocene of Slovakia (1)

• Miocene of Germany (1), the United Arab Emirates (1)

• Oligocene of Japan (2)

• Eocene of Japan (4), Pakistan (3), United States (2: Texas, Washington)

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Alberta)

Total: 20 collections including 21 occurrences

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