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Myadesma Clark 1922 (clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei

PaleoDB taxon number: 17937

Full reference: B. L. Clark. 1922. A new family and new genus from the Tertiary of the Pacific coast. University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences 14(4):115-122

Parent taxon: Myadesmidae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Califadesma, Davilinae, Donacilla, Mesodesmatinae, Paphies

Subtaxa: Myadesma dalli, Myadesma eocenica, Myadesma howei, Myadesma pacifica

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder