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Clinopistha Meek and Worthen 1870 (clam)

Bivalvia - Solemyida - Ctenodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 59756

Full reference: F. B. Meek and A. H. Worthen. 1870. Descriptions of new Carboniferous fossils from the western States. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 21:137-172

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

Sister taxa: Alococoncha, Ctenodonta, Ditichia, Dystactella, Mesoneilo, Praectenodonta, Tancrediopsis, Tellinopsis

Subtaxa: Clinopistha levis, Clinopistha radiata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder