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Echinorbis Waterhouse 1987 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16621

Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1987. Late Palaeozoic Mollusca and correlations from the south-east Bowen Basin, east Australia. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 198(4-6):129-333

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

Sister taxa: Acesta, Anomolima, Antarctolima, Antiquilima, Aviculolima, Badiotella, Calcicanicularia, Callolima, Costellacesta, Ctenoides, Ctenostreioninae, Ctenostreon, Dimorphoconcha, Divarilima, 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: Echinorbis papillosa

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Type: Echinorbis papillosa

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder