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Elasmatium (clam)

Bivalvia

PaleoDB taxon number: 18855

Parent taxon: Bivalvia according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acturellina, Amphikoilinae, Anthraconauta, Arhouriellidae, Asiphonidae, Astarte scrivenori, Aviculomya, Bakewellia, Barcoona, Bathyspinulinae, Bleta, Brachyanodon, Burriera, Camnantia, Carnidia, Cirravidae, Claughtonia, Clotho, Coloniceramus, Conchodus, Cruciella, Cryptodonta, Ctenolima, Delia, Edon, Elliptoidea, Ensia, Eubivalvia, Euburnopecten, Euprotobranchia, Ferganoconcha, Fogiella, Geinitzia, Gibboconcha, Gosselettia, Guebhardia, Guerichia, Hemisterias, Hippagus, Isofilibranchia, Joannisiella, Laubeia, Laurskiidae, Leila, Libitina, Libyaconchus, Lithophagella, Lux, Manankovia, Martinsonella, Megagrypha, Megalodus, Megalomus, Modiolopsis praerupta, Neotaxodonta, Onkogrypha, Ostrea compta, Ostreavicula, Palaearca, Palaeoentolium, Palaeostrea, Palaeotaxodonta, Palanatina, Paradoxia, Paraviculidae, Phyllonia, Platymya, Pleureterites, Praecardiomya, Praelamellodontidae, Praevicula, Productea, Promargaritifera, Prosodacna, Protobranchia, Protoentolium, Psammacola, Psammoconcha, Pseudanodonta, Pseudocardita, Pseudospatha, Rebusum, Reniella, Rhenanomya, Rousseliinae, Sancticarolis, Septocardiidae, Serrilaminula, Solen (Solecurtus) ellipticus, Solen (Solecurtus) planulatus, Somalidacna, Spirodomidae, Taeniodon, Tatella, Telistrophis, Trachidomia, Trigonellites, Praeanomalodontata, Fusidae, Plicatulacea, Prionodesmacea, Solenomyidae, Phaenomya, Teleodesmacea, Anomalodesmacea, Eoasmussia

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder