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Family Donacidae Fleming 1828 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida

PaleoDB taxon number: 60156

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

Sister taxa: Icanotiidae, Psammobiidae, Quenstedtiidae, Semelidae, Solecurtidae, Sowerbyidae, Tancrediidae, Tellinidae, Unicardiopsidae

Subtaxa: Deltachion, Donax, Hemidonax, Notodonax, Plebidonax, Protodonax, Tentidonax

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder