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Megalodon Agassiz 1843 (clam)

Bivalvia - Megalodontidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome I (livr. 18). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel xxxii-188

Parent taxon: Megalodontidae according to W. Kiessling 2003

Sister taxa: Conchodon, Gemmellarodus, Neomegalodon, Pachyrisma, Protomegalodon, Pterocardia, Quemocuomegalodon, Rhaetomegalodon, Triadomegalodon

Subtaxa: Megalodon hungaricum, Megalodon longjiangensis, Megalodon rostratiforme, Megalodon yanceyi

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Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder