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Opis Defrance 1824 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Astartidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17995

Alternative spelling: Astarte (Opis)

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

Sister taxa: Coelopis, Opisoma, Seebachia, Trigonastarte, Trigonopis

Subtaxa: Opis (Coelopis), Opis (Hesperopis), Opis (Trigonopis), Opis affinis, Opis bigoti, Opis californica, Opis corallina, Opis gortanii, Opis hoeninghausii, Opis neocomiensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder