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Saulella Zinsmeister 1983 (clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei

PaleoDB taxon number: 18214

Full reference: W. J. Zinsmeister. 1983. New Late Paleocene molluscs from the Simi Hills, Ventura County, Califonia. Journal of Paleontology 57(6):1282-1303

Parent taxon: Tellinidae according to W. J. Zinsmeister 1983

Sister taxa: Acorylus, Arcopagia, Arcopagiinae, Barytellina, Cymatoica, Elliptotellina, Eurytellina, Florimetis, Fragilia, Gastrana, Lutricola, Macoma, Macominae, Maera, Merisca, Metis, Nelltia, Peiricola, Psammacoma, Serratina, Sourimis, Strigillinae, Tellina, Tellininae

Subtaxa: Saulella undulifera

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Type: Tellina undulifera

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder