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Class Bivalvia Linnaeus 1758 (clam)

PaleoDB taxon number: 16005

Invalid subtaxa: Asiphonidae Choffat 1886 [invalid subgroup] (no. 382046), Astarte scrivenori Newton 1906 [nomen dubium] (no. 194353), Bathyspinulinae Coan and Scott 1997 [invalid subgroup] (no. 86057), Cypricardia praerupta Dana 1847 [nomen dubium] (no. 246965), Lamellibranchiata Blainville (no. 83691), Modiolopsis praerupta Dana 1847 [nomen dubium] (no. 246869), Ostrea compta Goldfuss 1838 [nomen dubium] (no. 294813), Palaeoentolium [nomen nudum] (no. 16883), Palaeostrea Grabau 1936 [nomen dubium] (no. 270787), Pelecypoda Goldfuss 1820 (no. 54126), Solecurtus (Psammobia) planulatus Dana 1847 [nomen dubium] (no. 246947), Solecurtus ellipticus Dana 1847 [nomen dubium] (no. 246945), Solen (Solecurtus) ellipticus Dana 1847 [nomen dubium] (no. 246855), Solen (Solecurtus) planulatus Dana 1847 [nomen dubium] (no. 246856), Stutchburia praerupta Dana 1847 [nomen dubium] (no. 246916)

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: Mollusca according to D. I. Gravestock et al. 2001

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder