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Eriphyla Gabb 1864 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Astartidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17631

Alternative spelling: Crassatella (Eriphyla)

Full reference: W. M. Gabb. 1864. Description of the Cretaceous fossils. Geological Survey of California Palaeontology 1:57-217

Parent taxon: Eriphylinae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Amphiaraus, Astartemya, Crassatellina, Crassatellopsis, Freiastarte, Herzogina, Lirodiscus

Subtaxa: Eriphyla (Eriphyla), Eriphyla agrioensis, Eriphyla argentina, Eriphyla forbesiana, Eriphyla lapidis, Eriphyla lenticularis, Eriphyla ovoides, Eriphyla umbonata

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Type: Eriphyla umbonata

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder