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Cigarella Astaf'yeva 1988 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Atomodesmatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16553

Full reference: M. M. Astaf'yeva. 1988. Cigarella - a new genus of inoceramid-like bivalve molluscs. Paleontological Journal 22(4):17-24

Parent taxon: Atomodesmatinae according to A. S. Biakov 2008

Sister taxa: Aphanaia, Atomodesma, Costatoaphanaia, Evenia, Intomodesma, Maitaia, Okhotodesma, Trabeculatia

Subtaxa: Cigarella borlichi, Cigarella licharewi, Cigarella muromtsevae, Cigarella sartangensis, Cigarella triangula, Cigarella varvarae

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder