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Xylophaga Turton 1822 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Pholadidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 18519

Parent taxon: Xylophagidae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Coenomyiinae, Habrosoma, Rachicerinae, Xylophagus

Subtaxa: Xylophaga mississippiensis

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Ecology: stationary boring suspension feeder