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Claudeonychia Pojeta, Jr. 1997 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Ambonychiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 291572

Full reference: J. Pojeta, Jr. 1997. Claudeonychia babini nov. gen. et nov. sp. of Ordovician ambonychiid palecypods from Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Geobios Mémoire Spécial 20:433-436

Parent taxon: Ambonychiidae according to J. Pojeta 1997

Sister taxa: Allonychia, Ambonychia, Ambonychinia, Ambonychiopsis, Amphicoelia, Amphiocoelia, Anomalocoelia, Anomalodonta, Byssopteria, Cleionychia, Congeriomorpha, Elasmodophora, Glyptonychia, Gosseletia, Leconychia, Lophonychia, Maryonychia, Mytilarca, Notonychia, Opisthoptera, Paramytilarca, Praeanomalodonta, Psilonychia, Pteronychia, Silurinka

Subtaxa: Claudeonychia babini, Claudeonychia byrnesi, Claudeonychia laticostata, Claudeonychia notabilis

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Type: Claudeonychia babini

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder