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Family Glycymerididae Newton 1922 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida

PaleoDB taxon number: 60479

Alternative spelling: Glycymeridae

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

Sister taxa: Arcidae, Catamarcaiidae, Cucullaeidae, Frejidae, Noetiidae, Parallelodontidae

Subtaxa: Arcullaeinae, Glycymeridinae, Glycymeris, Melaxinaeinae, Tucetona

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Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder