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Solamen Iredale 1924 (crenella)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Crenellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16420

Synonym: Megacrenella Habe and Ito 1965 (taxon 16375)

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

Sister taxa: Crenellini, Dacrydiini, Fungiacava, Musculus, Vilasina

Subtaxa: Solamen (Exosiperna), Solamen columbiana, Solamen leana, Solamen megas, Solamen rex, Solamen snaverlyi

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Type: Solamen rex

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder