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Family Myidae Lamarck 1809 (softshell clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida

PaleoDB taxon number: 61232

Parent taxon: Myoidea according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Corbulidae, Myacidae, Pleurodesmatidae, Raetomyidae, Rhaetomyidae

Subtaxa: Cryptomya, Cryptomyinae, Mya, Myinae, Paramya, Platyodon, Sphenia, Spheniinae, Tugonia, Venatomya

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder