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Kellia Turton 1822 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Lasaeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17776

Synonym: Chironia Deshayes 1839 (taxon 293594)

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

Sister taxa: Aligena, Cymatioa, Diarmaidia, Kurtiella, Lasaea, Neaeromya, Rochefortia, Scacchia

Subtaxa: Kellia cycladia, Kellia micans, Kellia pumila, Kellia rotunda, Kellia rotundula, Kellia saxiriva, Kellia suborbicularis, Kellia vokesi

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Type: Mya suborbicularis

Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder