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Paleomarcia Fletcher 1938 (clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei

PaleoDB taxon number: 18017

Full reference: H. O. Fletcher. 1938. Marine Tertiary fossils and a description of a recent Mytilus from Kerguelen Island. B.A.N.Z.A.R.E. Reports, Series A 2:101-116

Parent taxon: Veneridae according to H. O. Fletcher 1938

Sister taxa: Anofia, Austrocardilanx, Callistinae, Callocardiinae, Chamelea, Chionidae, Clementina, Cockburnia, Cythereinae, Eurhomalea, Ezocallista, Fossacallista, Frigichione, Gemma, Gouldiinae, Macrocallista, Meretricinae, Paphiinae, Pitaria, Polititapes, Pullastra, Securella, Sinodia, Sunettinae, Transennella, Venerinae, Venerupis, Venidia, Xenoloupia, Cooperella

Subtaxa: Paleomarcia kergueleni, Paleomarcia ovata, Paleomarcia roberti, Paleomarcia sculpta, Paleomarcia tatei

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Type: Paleomarcia tatei

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder