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Family Pholadidae Lamarck 1809 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida

PaleoDB taxon number: 61721

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

Sister taxon: Teredinidae

Subtaxa: Cyrtopleura, Diplothyra, Jouannetiinae, Lignopholas, Martesiinae, Martesinae, Opertochasma, Pholadinae, Teredina, Xylophaga, Xylophaginae

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Ecology: stationary boring suspension feeder