Class Bivalvia Linnaeus 1758 (clam)

Bivalvia

Synonyms: Lamellibranchiata Blainville , Pelecypoda Goldfuss 1820

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Mollusca according to D. I. Gravestock et al. 2001

See also Barnes 1998, Giribet et al. 2006, Giribet and Wheeler 2002, Hikuroa and Grant-Mackie 2008, Newell 1969, Raymond 1916, Sepkoski 2002, Shoshani et al. 1989, Vokes 1980 and Ward and Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Acaenoplax, Acevina, Actinoconus, Aculopileus, Acutirostriconus, Aldanolina, Algomella, Anisomyaria, Aplacophora, Aulacotrochus, Aviculocephaloconus, Bagenoviella, Beroides, Bisulcus, Calyptoptomatida, Cambroscutum, Caudofoveata, Centriconus, Cephalopoda, Chiton cottae, Codonoconus, Conchifera, Conchula, Corystos, Crestoconus, Cyrtostoma, Dingus, Diplacophora, Dysmea, Dysnoetopla, Ebianella, Eosoconus, Gastropoda, Granoconus, Gutticonus, Hamatoconus, Helcionelloida, Hemithecellitina, Huangshandogoconus, Huangshandongoconus, Kaschkadakia, Katunioides, Kepinospira, Khairkhaniidae, Khairkhaniiformes, Kraikchania, Kuanchuanella, Ladamarekiidae, Laticonus, Liantuoconus, Ligyrokala, Mackenziella, Maikhanellidae, Makarakia, Merismoconcha, Minymerisma, Miozonites, Nothamusium, Odontogriphus, Omalenlina, Palaeacmaea, Paragastropoda, Parascenella, Patelliconidae, Peotoconus, Pichynella, Polytropis, Porcaconus, Proconus, Protodrepanostoma, Pseudomatthevia, Rostroconchia, Sachitida, Sargaella, Scamboscamna, Scaphopoda, Scenellopsis, Serialia, Shabaktiella, Sichuanospira, Sinuconus, Solandangella, Solenogastres, Songlingella, Spatuloconus, Stenothecella, Stenothecoida, Sulcocarina, Tentaculita, Tergomya, Trunctoconus, Tuberoconus, Xilingxiaconus, Xinnanospira, Yangtzemerisma

Subtaxa: Acturellina Anomalodesmacea Anthraconauta Astarte scrivenori Autolamellibranchiata Aviculomya Bakewellia Barcoona Beichuania Bleta Burriera Camnantia Carnidia Claughtonia Clotho Cruciella Cryptodonta Ctenolima Delia Edon Elasmatium Elliptoidea Ensia Eoasmussia Eubivalvia Euburnopecten Euprotobranchia Fusidae Geinitzia Gibboconcha Gosselettia Guebhardia Guerichia Hemicardium Hemisterias Hippagus Isofilibranchia Joannisiella Laubeia Libyaconchus Lux Manankovia Megagrypha Megalomus Microdon Modiolopsis praerupta Myacites Neotaxodonta Onkogrypha Ostrea compta Ostreavicula Palaearca Palaeostrea Palaeotaxodonta Palanatina Paradoxia Pernidae Phaenomya Phyllonia Platymya Pleureterites Praeanomalodontata Praecardiomya Praevicula Prionodesmacea Productea Protobranchia Psammacola Psammoconcha Rebusum Rhenanomya Solen (Solecurtus) ellipticus Solen (Solecurtus) planulatus Solenomyidae Somalidacna Taeniodon Tatella Teleodesmacea Telistrophis Trachidomia Tulongella

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

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