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Clisocolus Gabb 1868 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Mactromyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17486

Full reference: W. M. Gabb. 1868. Section II. Cretaceous Fossils. Part I. Description of New Species. Palaeontology of California, Volume II, Cretaceous and Tertiary Fossils 127-205

Parent taxon: Mactromyidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Bathycorbis, Cordiula, Eolucina, Linetia, Mactromya, Mactromyopsis, Montanaria, Palaeolucina, Paracyclas, Plesiocyprinella, Sexta, Thetironia, Thetis, Unicardium

Subtaxa: Clisocolus (Clisocolus), Clisocolus corrugatus, Clisocolus dubia, Clisocolus endotrachys, Clisocolus moreauensis

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Type: Loripes dubia

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic