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Merisca Dall 1900 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 95002

Alternative spelling: Tellina (Merisca)

Synonym: Lyratellina Olsson 1961 (taxon 17847)

Parent taxon: Tellinidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

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

Subtaxa: Merisca nasua, Tellina (Merisca) aequistriata, Tellina (Merisca) cristallina, Tellina (Merisca) lyra, Tellina (Merisca) pycna, Tellina (Merisca) reclusa

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder