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Hippopus Lamarck 1799 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17738

Parent taxon: Tridacninae according to M. Harzhauser et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Avicularium, Byssocardium, Omanidacna, Tridachnes, Tridacna

Subtaxa: Hippopus hippopus, Hippopus procellanus

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal photosymbiotic-suspension feeder