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Irus Schmidt 1818 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Veneridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17755

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

Sister taxa: Cyclorisma, Cyclorismina, Eumarcia, Flaventia, Gomphina, Granicorium, Katelysia, Legumen, Liocyma, Marcia, Mercimonia, Paphia, Paraesa, Retrotapes, Ruditapes, Sinonia, Tapes, Textivenus, Venerella, Veneritapes

Subtaxa: Irus carditoides, Irus irus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile boring suspension feeder