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Pteromeris (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 18162

Alternative spellings: Cardita (Pteromeris), Glans (Pteromeris), Venericardia (Pteromeris)

Parent taxon: Venericardiinae according to A. G. Beu et al. 1990

Sister taxa: Glyptoactis, Megacardita, Purpurocardia, Trapezicardita, Venericardia, Verticipronus

Subtaxa: Pteromeris perplana

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder