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Penitella Valenciennes 1846 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Pholadidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 18488

Parent taxon: Martesiinae according to R. T. Abbott 1974

Sister taxa: Aspidopholas, Goniochasma, Martesia, Parapholas, Pholadidea, Ramsetia

Subtaxa: Penitella penita

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Ecology: stationary boring suspension feeder