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Family Periplomatidae Dall 1895 (clam)

Bivalvia - Thraciida

PaleoDB taxon number: 61680

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

Sister taxa: Burmesiidae, Cleidothaeridae, Myochamidae, Thraciidae

Subtaxa: Aperiploma, Cochlodesma, Periploma

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder