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Cardiomya costellata Deshayes 1833 (clam)

Bivalvia - Poromyida - Cuspidariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 134772

Alternative combination: Corbula costellata

Synonym: Cardiomya gemma Verrill and Bush 1898 (taxon 134773)

Belongs to Cardiomya according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Cardiomya (Bowdenia), Cardiomya (Cardiomya), Cardiomya anaticepsella, Cardiomya comstockensis, Cardiomya didyma, Cardiomya domenginica, Cardiomya elegantissima, Cardiomya gouldiana, Cardiomya mansfieldi, Cardiomya ornatissima, Cardiomya pavascotti, Cardiomya pectinata, Cardiomya silverensis, Cardiomya turneri

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal carnivore