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Philobrya Carpenter 1872 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Philobryidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16294

Synonym: Bryophila Carpenter 1864 [replaced name] (taxon 86530)

Parent taxon: Philobryidae according to E. V. Coan et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Cosa, Cratis, Eophilobryoidella, Micromytilus, Notomytilus, Limarca

Subtaxa: Philobrya (Hochstetteria), Philobrya modiolus, Philobrya setosa, Philobrya sublaevis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder