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Superfamily Arcticoidea Newton 1891 (clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei

PaleoDB taxon number: 93447

Alternative spelling: Arcticacea

Synonym: Cypricardiacea (taxon 71671)

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

Sister taxa: Chamoidea, Cyrenoidea, Gaimardioidea, Glossoidea, Hemidonacoidea, Mactroidea, Ungulinoidea, Veneroidea

Subtaxa: Arcticidae, Bernardinidae, Euloxidae, Pollicidae, Trapezidae, Veniellidae, Veniellinae

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder