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Cassiavellia Temkin and Pojeta 2010 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Bakevelliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 172350

Full reference: I. Temkin and J. Pojeta. 2010. Cassiavella galtarae, new species, new genus: a new Permian bivalve and its significance for pterioidean systematics. Journal of Paleontology 84(6):1152-1176

Parent taxon: Bakevelliidae according to I. Temkin and J. Pojeta 2010

Sister taxa: Aguilerella, Aguileria, Bakevellia, Costigervillia, Cultriopsis, Cuneigervillia, Gervillancea, Gervillaria, Gervillella, Gervillia, Gervilliopsis, Hoernesia, Kedonella, Kobayashites, Marmaronia, Panis, Permoperna, Pseudoptera, Tenuipteria, Towapteria

Subtaxa: Cassiavellia galtarae, Cassiavellia nadkevnae

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Type: Cassiavellia galtarae

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder