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Family Montacutidae Clark 1855 (clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei

PaleoDB taxon number: 61190

Parent taxon: Leptonoidea according to R. Marquet 2005

Sister taxa: Erycinidae, Kelliidae

Subtaxa: Altenaeum, Barrimysia, Curvemysella, Fastimysia, Fronsella, Mioerycina, Montacuta, Montacutona, Mysella, Pileatona, Pythinella, Tellimya, Virmysella

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Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder