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Family Cyamiidae Philippi 1845 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida

PaleoDB taxon number: 59987

Parent taxon: Cyamioidea according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Basterotiidae, Galatheavalvidae, Neoleptonidae, Perrierinidae, Sportellidae

Subtaxa: Cyamiomactra, Cyamium, Kidderia, Legrandina, Perrierina

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder