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Cercomya Agassiz 1843 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pandorida - Laternulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 18714

Alternative spellings: Anatina (Cercomya), Kercomya

Parent taxon: Laternulidae according to M. Aberhan 2004

Sister taxa: Anatimya, Laternula, Periplomya, Platymyoidea, Plectomya

Subtaxa: Anatina (Cercomya) punctata, Cercomya (Capillimya), Cercomya bottegoi, Cercomya deserti, Cercomya schoensis, Cercomya undulata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder