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Eurydesma Morris 1845 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Chaenocardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16650

Synonyms: Leiomyalina Frech 1891 (no. 268301), Myalina (Leiomyalina) Frech 1891 (no. 268300)

Full reference: J. Morris. 1845. Descriptions of fossils, Mollusca. Physical descriptions of New South Wales and Van Diemenís Land 270-290

Parent taxon: Chaenocardiidae according to N. D. Newell and D.W. Boyd 1995

Sister taxa: Chaenocardia, Obliquipecten, Saturnopecten

Subtaxa: Eurydesma aequale, Eurydesma alisulcatum, Eurydesma altum, Eurydesma amygdalinum, Eurydesma austini, Eurydesma burnettensis, Eurydesma compressa, Eurydesma cordatum, Eurydesma demissum, Eurydesma hobartense, Eurydesma inflatum, Eurydesma manendragarhensis, Eurydesma mytiloides, Eurydesma obscurum, Eurydesma pertenue, Eurydesma perversum, Eurydesma playfordi, Eurydesma punjabicum, Eurydesma subdepressa, Eurydesma subobliquum, Eurydesma subovatum, Eurydesma subtriangularis, Eurydesma sulcatum

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Type: Eurydesma cordatum

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder