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Acorylus Olsson and Harbison 1953 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17300

Parent taxon: Tellinidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Arcopagia, Barytellina, Cymatoica, Elliptotellina, Eurytellina, Florimetis, Fragilia, Gastrana, Lutricola, Macoma, Macominae, Maera, Merisca, Metis, Nelltia, Peiricola, Psammacoma, Serratina, Sourimis, Strigillinae, Tellina, Tellininae

Subtaxa: Acorylus gouldii

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder