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Axinus Sowerby 1821 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Thyasiridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 108112

Full reference: J. Sowerby. 1821. No. LV of the mineral conchology of Great Britain; or colored figures and descriptions of those remains of testaceous animals or shells, which have been preserved at various times and depths in the Earth. The Mineral Conchology of Great Britain 4:9-16

Parent taxon: Thyasiridae according to Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Axinopsida, Axinopsidinae, Axinulus, Conchocele, Cretaxinus, Genaxinus, Leptaxinus, Parathyasira, Storthodon, Tauraxinus, Thyasira, Thyasirinae

Subtaxa: Axinus cretaceus, Axinus quadratus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder-chemosymbiotic