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Unica (clam)

Bivalvia - Pterioida

PaleoDB taxon number: 17080

Parent taxon: Pterioida according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alnifia, Amuropecten, Anderkenia, Annulinectes, Antipecten, Arcticeramus, Arctomyalina, Arzelella, Augea, Aviculoperna, Aviculovulsa, Bakevellidae, Barbosaia, Barehamia, Boiomytilus, Bouleigmus, Cameleolopha, Canadotis, Capedopecten, Carinonychia, Chalmasia, Cheiopteria, Cleidochondrella, Cliopteria, Cochlearites, Colpentolium, Corallospondylus, Cornutoentolium, Costentolium, Cteniopleurium, Cussetostrea, Darteplicatula, Dolichopteron, Dorcadungula, Echinopecten, Enkelbergia, Ensipteria, Entoliopsis, Entomonotis, Euptera, Euthymipecten, Fascinewellipecten, Fergania, Fibrosopecten, Follmannia, Fractoceramus, Freneixita, Freneixostrea, Fylgia, Gerlus, Gervilleiogoma, Gervilletia, Gervillia hanitschi, Glendella, Gondwanella, Grabella, Gryphaeligmus, Haenleinia, Haumea, Heligmina, Heligmopsis, Heterostrea, Hypotrema, Hypoxytoma, Ignara, Indonectes, Inoceramya, Intodesma, Jeletzkiella, Kabyaipecten, Kaparachlamys, Kinerkaella, Kobayshites, Kokanostrea, Konbostrea, Lamellotacea, Lenella, Lentilla, Limanomia, Limatuella, Linsdallia, Lissochlamis, Lissopecten, Lithioperna, Lituyapecten, Loemmelella, Longidaonella, Lywcea, Merismopteria, Minervapecten, Mixtipecten, Morrisipecten, Moussonella, Mrassiella, Myalinopterella, Mysidoptera, Mytiloceramus, Nathorstella, Neithella, Neitheops, Neoentolium, Newsomella, Nodonychia, Notochlamy, Notovola, Novaculaperma, Opiotoptera, Ostreinella, Ostreonella, Pachymytilus, Pachyperna, Pachypteria, Pacimonotis, Palaeopinna, Paraucellina, Parvochlamys, Periclaria, Pethopecten, Phialopecten, Pichlerella, Pinnina, Platygena, Pomiropecten, Pompeckjina, Praeamonotis, Praeaucellina, Praebuchia, Praesondylopecten, Proostrea, Prospondylidea, Pseudodidymotis, Pseudogyra, Pseudoheligmus, Pseudopachymytilus, Pseudovola, Pteriina, Pterinoactinodesma, Pterioidina, Pteronitina, Raricardium, Rhyssomytiloides, Saintiopsis, Scythemtolium, Sergipia, Sinectenolium, Sokolowia, Soleniscostrea, Sorngyaceramus, Spia, Stappyersella, Striatoceramus, Subulatachlamys, Tarturia, Titaonpecten, Trematiconcha, Trichiplatula, Turkmenia, Uralopteria, Ventalium, Vertinomia, Vertumnia, Vulsellina, Wuxuanites, Xenium

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder