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Califadesma Saul 1989 (clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei

PaleoDB taxon number: 17421

Full reference: L. R. Saul. 1989. California Late Cretaceous donaciform bivalves. The Veliger 32(2):188-208

Parent taxon: Mesodesmatidae according to L. R. Saul 1989

Sister taxa: Davilinae, Donacilla, Mesodesmatinae, Paphies, Myadesma

Subtaxa: Califadesma aspris, Califadesma elafium, Califadesma tuscanum

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Type: Califadesma elafium

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder