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Melaxinaea Iredale 1930 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16271

Parent taxon: Glycymeridinae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Africarca, Costaglycymeris, Ewekoromeris, Postligata, Tucetilla, Tucetonella

Subtaxa: Melaxinaea pectiniformis, Melaxinaea vitrea

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Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder