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Teredo Linnaeus 1758 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Teredinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 18510

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Teredinidae according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Kuphinae, Terebrimya, Teredininae, Teredolithus, Teredothyra, Xylotrya

Subtaxa: Teredo (Psiloteredo), Teredo (Teredo), Teredo dendrolestes, Teredo mississippiensis, Teredo simplex, Teredo simplexopsis, Teredo virginiana

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Ecology: stationary boring herbivore