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Mytilopsis leucophaeata Conrad 1831 (clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Dreissenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 155519

Alternative combinations: Congeria leucophaeata, Mytilopsis leucophaneata, Mytilus leucophaeatus

Synonyms: Congeria (Mytilopsis) cochleata Kickx 1835 (no. 293296), Mytilopsis cochleata Kickx 1835 (no. 293287), Mytilus cochleatus Kickx 1835 (no. 293286)

Belongs to Mytilopsis according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Mytilopsis erimiocenicus, Mytilopsis lamellata, Mytilopsis nystiana, Mytilopsis sallei, Mytilopsis scripta, Mytilopsis trigalensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder