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Kuphus Guettard 1770 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Teredinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 98761

Alternative spelling: Cyphus

Synonyms: Clossonnaria Ferussac 1821 (no. 158311), Furcella Lamarck 1801 (no. 158310), Succinodon Huene 1941 (no. 65142)

Parent taxon: Kuphinae according to L. W. Ward 1992

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Kuphus fistula, Kuphus incrassatus, Kuphus polythalamia, Succinodon putzeri

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Type: Serpula polythalamia

Ecology: passively mobile boring herbivore