Sphenosolen Pojeta and Gilbert-Tomlinson 1977 (clam)

Bivalvia - Solenida - Orthonotidae

Full reference: J. Pojeta and J. Gilbert-Tomlinson. 1977. Australian Ordovician pelecypod molluscs. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Bulletin 174:1-64

Parent taxon: Orthonotidae according to J. Pojeta and J. Gilbert-Tomlinson 1977

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Orthonota, Palaeosolen

Subtaxa: Sphenosolen draperi

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Type: Sphenosolen draperi

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Locality 77. Rd 214. 2.4 kilometers east northeast of Maryvale Homestead (Ordovician of Australia)

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