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Family Sportellidae Dall 1899 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida

PaleoDB taxon number: 62322

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

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

Subtaxa: Anisodonta, Basterotia, Ensitellops, Fabella, Hindsiella, Isoconcha, Sportella

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder