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Opis (Hesperopis) Squires and Saul 2009 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Astartidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 351853

Full reference: R. L. Squires and L. R. Saul. 2009. Cretaceous opine bivalves from the pacific slope of North America and palaeobiogeography of subfamily Opinae Chavan, 1969. Palaeontology 52(6):1311-1347

Parent taxon: Opis according to R. L. Squires and L. R. Saul 2009

Sister taxa: Opis (Coelopis), Opis (Pachyopis), Opis (Trigonopis), Opis affinis, Opis bigoti, Opis californica, Opis cardissoides, Opis cloacina, Opis corallina, Opis gortanii, Opis hoeninghausii, Opis ladina, Opis laubei, Opis neocomiensis, Opis virginalis

Subtaxa: Opis (Hesperopis) anae, Opis (Hesperopis) holzana, Opis (Hesperopis) popenoei, Opis (Hesperopis) rosarioensis, Opis (Hesperopis) triangulata, Opis (Hesperopis) vancouverensis

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Type: Corbula triangulata

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder