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Paphies Lesson 1831 (clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Mesodesmatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 18021

Synonyms: Machaena Gray 1843 (no. 93543), Taria Gray 1853 (no. 16240)

Parent taxon: Mesodesmatidae according to A. G. Beu 2006

Sister taxa: Davilinae, Donacilla, Mesodesmatinae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder