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Lirodiscus Conrad 1869 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Astartidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17822

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

Sister taxa: Amphiaraus, Astartemya, Crassatellina, Crassatellopsis, Eriphyla, Freiastarte, Herzogina

Subtaxa: Lirodiscus jacksonensis, Lirodiscus smithvillensis, Lirodiscus tellinoides, Lirodiscus virginianus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder