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Pojetaia Jell 1980 (clam)

Bivalvia - Fordillida - Fordillidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16103

Synonyms: Buluniella Jermak 1986 (no. 17111), Jellia Li and Zhou 1986 (no. 17140), Oryzoconcha He and Pei 1985 (no. 65581)

Full reference: P. A. Jell. 1980. Earliest known pelecypod on Earth - a new Early Cambrian genus from Australia. Alcheringa 4(1/2):233-239

Parent taxon: Fordillidae according to O. Elicki and S. Gürsu 2009

Sister taxon: Fordilla

Subtaxa: Pojetaia dentifera, Pojetaia ostseensis, Pojetaia ovata, Pojetaia runnegari, Pojetaia sarhoensis

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Type: Jellia elliptica

Ecology: stationary shallow infaunal suspension feeder