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Psammotreta (Leporimetis) cognata Pilsbry and Vanatta 1902 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 293351

Alternative combinations: Florimetis cognata, Lutricola cognata

Synonyms: Apolymetis clarki Durham 1950 (no. 293383), Apolymetis clarkii Durham 1950 (no. 293384)

Belongs to Psammotreta (Leporimetis) according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

Sister taxa: Leporimetis cognata, Leporimetis intastriata, Leporimetis spectabilis, Psammotreta (Leporimetis) asthenodon, Psammotreta (Leporimetis) dombei, Psammotreta (Leporimetis) excavata, Psammotreta (Leporimetis) obesa, Psammotreta (Leporimetis) rostellata

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder