Diplodonta astartea Nyst 1835 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Ungulinidae

Alternative combination: Tellina astartea

Belongs to Diplodonta according to S. V. Woods 1850

Sister taxa: Diplodonta (Diplodonta), Diplodonta (Microstagon), Diplodonta (Phlyctiderma), Diplodonta (Timothynus), Diplodonta (Zemysina), Diplodonta acclinis, Diplodonta aleutica, Diplodonta balcombensis, Diplodonta confusa, Diplodonta corbiscula, Diplodonta cornea, Diplodonta dilatata, Diplodonta dissona, Diplodonta ferruginata, Diplodonta globosa, Diplodonta hopkinsiensis, Diplodonta incerta, Diplodonta inconspicua, Diplodonta lupinus, Diplodonta mediamericana, Diplodonta nucleiformis, Diplodonta orbella, Diplodonta paralta, Diplodonta parilis, Diplodonta problematica, Diplodonta punctata, Diplodonta sericata, Diplodonta shilohensis, Diplodonta soror, Diplodonta subquadrata, Diplodonta subrotunda, Diplodonta subrotundata, Diplodonta subvexa, Diplodonta torelli, Diplodonta transversaria, Diplodonta traski, Diplodonta villardeboeana, Diplodonta zelandica, Taras unisulcatus, Taras (Taras), Felaniella confusa, Felaniella palmerae, Felaniella senegalensis, Felaniella insula, Felaniella (Felaniella), Felaniella (Zemysia) elliptica

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the United Kingdom (5 collections)

• Pliocene of the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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