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Metis Adams and Adams 1856 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 77231

Alternative spelling: Tellina (Metis)

Parent taxon: Tellinidae according to J. R. Gardner 1947

Sister taxa: Acorylus, Arcopagia, Barytellina, Cymatoica, Elliptotellina, Eurytellina, Florimetis, Fragilia, Gastrana, Lutricola, Macoma, Macominae, Maera, Merisca, Nelltia, Peiricola, Psammacoma, Serratina, Sourimis, Strigillinae, Tellina, Tellininae

Subtaxa: Metis barba, Tellina (Metis) grimesi

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder