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Basterotia Mayer in Hörnes 1859 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Sportellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17399

Alternative spelling: Anisodonta (Basterotia)

Invalid subtaxa: Eucharis Récluz 1850 [replaced name] (no. 156311), Harlea Gray 1842 [replaced name] (no. 158515)

Parent taxon: Sportellidae according to H. E. Vokes 1981

Sister taxa: Anisodonta, Ensitellops, Fabella, Hindsiella, Isoconcha, Sportella

Subtaxa: Basterotia (Basterotella), Basterotia (Basterotia), Basterotia carolina, Basterotia peninsularis, Basterotia prima, Eucharis grandaeva

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Type: Basterotia corbuloides

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder