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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: Calcicaniculariini according to P. Bouchet et al. 2010

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Calcicanicularia antecostata, Calcicanicularia glabra

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Type: Calcicanicularia glabra

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder