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Cretaxinus Hryniewicz et al. 2014 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Thyasiridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 316905

Full reference: K. Hryniewicz, C. T. Little, and H. A. Nakrem. 2014. Bivalves from the latest Jurassic-earliest Cretaceous hydrocarbon seep carbonates from central Spitsbergen, Svalbard. Zootaxa 3859(1):1-66

Parent taxon: Thyasiridae according to K. Hryniewicz et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Axinopsida, Axinopsidinae, Axinulus, Axinus, Conchocele, Genaxinus, Leptaxinus, Parathyasira, Storthodon, Tauraxinus, Thyasira, Thyasirinae

Subtaxa: Cretaxinus hurumi

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder-chemosymbiotic