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Goniophora Phillips 1848 (clam)

Bivalvia - Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17135

Alternative spelling: Sanguinolites (Goniophora)

Synonyms: Mytilomorpha Hind 1899 (no. 112742), Naiadopsis Mendes 1952 (no. 112743)

Parent taxon: Modiomorphinae according to L. Liljedahl 1994

Sister taxa: Aleodonta, Callodonta, Colpomya, Eurymyella, Mimerodonta, Modiodonta, Modiolodon, Modiomorpha, Radiatodonta

Subtaxa: Goniophora (Cosmogoniophora), Goniophora (Goniophora), Goniophora alei, Goniophora andersoni, Goniophora ascia, Goniophora bragei, Goniophora brimeri, Goniophora compta, Goniophora cristata, Goniophora gymeri, Goniophora solci, Goniophora thula, Goniophora tyri, Naiadopsis lamellosus

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Type: Cypricardia cymbaeformis

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder