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Diplodonta Bronn 1831 (clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Ungulinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17578

Alternative spelling: Taras (Diplodonta)

Invalid subtaxa: Diplodonta (Felaniella) Dall 1899 (no. 101894), Felaniella Dall 1899 (no. 17651), Felaniella (Zemysia) Finlay 1927 (no. 94056), Taras Risso 1826 [replaced name] (no. 100559), Zemysia Finlay 1927 (no. 18415)

Parent taxon: Ungulinidae according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

Sister taxa: Brachymeris, Cycladicama, Cyclodicama, Numella, Ungulina

Subtaxa: Diplodonta (Diplodonta), Diplodonta (Microstagon), Diplodonta (Phlyctiderma), Diplodonta (Timothynus), Diplodonta (Zemysina), Diplodonta acclinis, Diplodonta aleutica, Diplodonta astartea, Diplodonta balcombensis, Diplodonta corbiscula, Diplodonta cornea, Diplodonta dilatata, Diplodonta dissona, Diplodonta ferruginata, Diplodonta globosa, Diplodonta hopkinsiensis, Diplodonta incerta, Diplodonta inconspicua, Diplodonta lupinus, Diplodonta mediamericana, Diplodonta nucleiformis, Diplodonta orbella, Diplodonta paralta, Diplodonta parilis, Diplodonta punctata, Diplodonta sericata, Diplodonta shilohensis, Diplodonta soror, Diplodonta subquadrata, Diplodonta subrotunda, Diplodonta subrotundata, Diplodonta subvexa, Diplodonta torelli, Diplodonta transversaria, Diplodonta traski, Diplodonta villardeboeana, Diplodonta zelandica, Felaniella (Felaniella), Felaniella (Zemysia) elliptica, Felaniella confusa, Felaniella insula, Felaniella palmerae, Felaniella senegalensis, Taras (Taras), Taras unisulcatus

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Type: Venus lupinus

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder