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†family Ramonalinidae Yancey et al. 2009 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida

PaleoDB taxon number: 158235

Full reference: T. E. Yancey, M. A. Wilson, and A. C. S. Mione. 2009. The ramonalinids: a new family of mound-building bivalves of the early Middle Triassic. Palaeontology 52(6):1349-1361

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

Sister taxa: Ambonychiidae, Lunulacardiidae, Monopteriidae, Myalinidae, Mysidiellidae

Subtaxa: Ramonalina

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder