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Cimitaria Hall and Whitfield 1869 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiidia - Grammysiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 18717

Full reference: J. Hall and R. P. Whitfield. 1869. Preliminary notice of the lamellibranchiate shells of the upper Helderberg, Hamilton and Chemung groups, with others from the Waverly sandstones, part 2. 1-80

Parent taxon: Grammysiidae according to J. Kříž 2008

Sister taxa: Asketomorpha, Cardiomorpha, Cercomyopsis, Cuneamya, Cuneamyinae, Ectogrammysia, Fuchsella, Glyptoconcha, Grammysia, Grammysiinae, Grammysioidea, Prothyris, Sedgwickia, Solenomorpha, Zaidiomysia, Protomya

Subtaxa: Cimitaria guangxiensis, Cimitaria liscina

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder