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Malleus Lamarck 1799 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Malleidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 61036

Parent taxon: Malleidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Eligmus, Isognomoninae, Malleinae, Malvufundus, Nayadina, Pulvinitinae, Vulsella

Subtaxa: Malleus (Malleus), Malleus albus

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder