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Clade Ostreomorphi Ferussac 1822 (clam)

Bivalvia - Autobranchia

PaleoDB taxon number: 244008

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

Sister taxa: Mytilomorphi, Prionodonta, Pteriacea, Pterioida, Rutotia

Subtaxa: Arcioni, Ischyrodontidae, Matheriidae, Ostreioni

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder