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Homilodonta Cope 1997 (clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Praenuculidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 213988

Full reference: J. C. W. Cope. 1997. The early phylogeny of the Class Bivalvia. Palaeontology 40(3):713-746

Parent taxon: Praenuculidae according to J. C. W. Cope 1997

Sister taxa: Afganodesma, Concavodonta, Concavodontinae, Eritropis, Fidera, Habonucula, Ledopsis, Nuculodonta, Palaeoconcha, Palaeoconchiella, Praenucula, Praenuculinae, Pseudoledopsis, Pseudonucula, Similodonta, Smilodonta, Tironucula

Subtaxa: Homilodonta filistriata, Homilodonta subtruncata

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Type: Arca subtruncata

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal deposit feeder