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Cyrtopleura costata Linnaeus 1758 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Pholadidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 158642

Alternative combinations: Cyrtopleura (Scobinopholas) costata, Pholas costatus

Belongs to Cyrtopleura according to P. M. Mikkelsen and R. Bieler 2008

Sister taxa: Cyrtopleura (Scobinopholas), Cyrtopleura crucigera, Cyrtopleura levesquei

Ecology: stationary boring suspension feeder