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Cryptomya Conrad 1848 (softshell clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Myidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 18444

Alternative spelling: Mya (Cryptomya)

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

Sister taxa: Cryptomyinae, Mya, Myinae, Paramya, Platyodon, Sphenia, Spheniinae, Tugonia, Venatomya

Subtaxa: Cryptomya californica, Cryptomya ovalis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder