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Macrodesma Isberg 1934 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cyrtodontida - Cyrtodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 136827

Full reference: O. Isberg. 1934. Studien ber Lamellibranchiaten des Leptaenakalkes in Dalarna. Hkan Ohlssons Buchdruckerei 1-493

Parent taxon: Cyrtodontidae according to J. Kř 2008

Sister taxa: Cyrtodonta, Cyrtodontinae, Cyrtodontula, Dickinsartella, Heikea, Matheria, Ortonella, Pharcidoconcha, Ptychodesma, Ptychodesmatinae, Thorslundia, Vanuxemia, Warburgia, Yonginella

Subtaxa: Macrodesma enigma, Macrodesma modesta, Macrodesma striata

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Type: Macrodesma striata

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder