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Astarte Sowerby 1816 (clam)

Bivalvia - Astartidae

Alternative spelling: Estarte

Synonym: Crassina Lamarck 1818

Parent taxon: Astartinae according to L. W. Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Astartella, Astartellopsis, Hemimenia, Megapraeconia, Neocrassina, Nicaniella, Notoastarte, Oxyloma, Prorokia

Subtaxa: Astarte (Ashtarotha), Astarte (Astarte), Astarte (Digitariopsis), Astarte (Eriphylopsis), Astarte (Neocrassina), Astarte (Trautscholdia), Astarte (Tridonta), Astarte adkinsi, Astarte altissima, Astarte arctica, Astarte biplicata, Astarte borealis, Astarte brumpti, Astarte calvertensis, Astarte castanea, Astarte castrana, Astarte claytonrayi, Astarte cobhamensis, Astarte compressa, Astarte coxi, Astarte crebricostata, Astarte crebrilirata, Astarte crenata, Astarte cuneiformis, Astarte dancalensis, Astarte digitaria, Astarte distans, Astarte elliptica, Astarte excurrens, Astarte gracilis, Astarte heriensis, Astarte huralensis, Astarte ignekensis, Astarte incerta, Astarte incrassata, Astarte marylandica, Astarte menthifontis, Astarte montagui, Astarte morgani, Astarte mundorffi, Astarte mutabilis, Astarte obovata, Astarte obruta, Astarte onslowensis, Astarte oolitharum, Astarte parva, Astarte parvula, Astarte perplana, Astarte persipulla, Astarte planilamella, Astarte portana, Astarte pygmaea, Astarte rappahannockensis, Astarte saemanni, Astarte sergipensis, Astarte spitiensis, Astarte squamula, Astarte stefanini, Astarte subvoltzii, Astarte sulcata, Astarte symmetrica, Astarte thisphila, Astarte thomasii, Astarte thompsonii, Astarte triangularis, Astarte triangulata, Astarte undata, Astarte wiltoni

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder