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Superfamily Glossoidea Gray 1847 (clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei

PaleoDB taxon number: 93448

Alternative spelling: Glossacea

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

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

Subtaxa: Glossidae, Kelliellidae, Vesicomyidae

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder