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Capulus sellardsi Beede 1907 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 199300

Alternative combination: Gryphellina sellardsi

Full reference: J. W. Beede. 1907. Invertebrate paleontology of the Upper Permian Red Beds of Oklahoma and the panhandle of Texas. Kansas University Science Bulletin 4:113-1171

Belongs to Gastropoda according to N. D. Newell 1999

Sister taxa: Acteonoidea, Admetidae, Alamirifica, Alectrionidae, Amphigastropoda, Archaeobranchia, Auroraella, Beekmanoceras, Bellerophontida, Bicuerda, Brachycerithium, Briardia, Bucardites, Buccinites, Bulimella, Bulimulidae, Bulimus, Cavolinioidea, Chartrionella, Chippewaella, Chlathrus, Chrysodomidae, Chuchleconus, Cithna, Cocculiniformia, Cyclostoma, Dextrobranchia, Dicathais, Dicosmus, Doliidae, Elmira, Eogastropoda, Euthyneura, Fruiticicoiidae, Gadinidae, Galeodea schencki, Galericulus, Globulitopa, Gordenella, Gryphellina, Hecatastoma, Helicarionoidea, Helicites, Helictes, Helminthoglyptidae, Holyneconcha, Hyalaea, Hypsogastropoda, Hyrcania, Isaea, Iteria, Juliidae, Liris, Lovonemetrida, Luoguella, Luoguispira, Lysechinus, Lysechinus incongruens, Mahajangina, Mathildidae, Microcochlis, Mitrularia, Neptuneidae, Neritaemorpha, Neritimorpha, Neritites, Notodelphinula, Opisthobranchia, Opisthonematidae, Orthogastropoda, Oxychilus, Pectinibranchia, Peraubium, Phorus, Pitonnellus, Platyostomella, Platystoma, Plectopyloidea, Plicatusidae, Polygyridae, Pragoserpulinidae, Prasinidae, Prosobranchia, Pseudobrochidium, Pseudotylostoma, Ptenoglossa, Pteronotus, Pteropoda, Pulmonata, Pupillacea, Pythia, Rhytidopilidae, Rotellina, Scalariidae, Serpulopsis, Siphonaliidae, Sorbeoconcha, Spiraxidae, Spirgvaleia, Stramonita petrosa, Streptoneura, Stuorilda, Suprazonalia, Taeniodomus, Thatcheriidae, Tirolthilda, Tornatella, Tortifusus, Toxonema, Tripartella, Trochiletes, Trochonematoidea, Trochopsis, Trochotremaria, Trochulus, Urocoptidae, Zeminolia, Zlichovia

Type specimen: Its type locality is Whitehorse Spring (Kansas coll), which is in a Capitanian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal sandstone in the Whitehorse Formation of Oklahoma

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder