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Calcicanicularia Waterhouse 1983 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16527

Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1983. Systematic description of Permian brachiopods, bivalves and gastropods below Wall Sandstone Member, northern Bowen Basin. Papers - Department of Geology, University of Queensland 10(3):155-179

Parent taxon: Limidae according to J. B. Waterhouse 1987

Sister taxa: Acesta, Anomolima, Antarctolima, Antiquilima, Aviculolima, Badiotella, Callolima, Costellacesta, Ctenoides, Ctenostreioninae, Ctenostreon, Dimorphoconcha, Divarilima, Echinorbis, Elimata, Eolimea, Escalima, Gemellima, Gryphellina, Latemaria, Lima, Limaria, Limatula, Limatuletta, Limatulinae, Limea, Liminae, Mantellina, Meotolima, Mysidioptera, Notolimea, Palaeolima, Plagiostoma, Plagiostominae, Platilimaria, Plicacesta, Pseudacesta, Pseudoctenostreon, Pseudolimea, Pseudolucina, Roncania, Serania, Seymourtula, Tirolidia

Subtaxa: Calcicanicularia antecostata, Calcicanicularia glabra

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Type: Calcicanicularia glabra

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder