Coelastarte (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Astartidae

Parent taxon: Astartidae according to I. Hayami 1975

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Astartellinae, Astartinae, Astartoides, Balantioselena, Digitaria, Eriphylinae, Lirotarte, Lyapinella, Middalya, Nargunella, Opinae, Oxyeurax, Permartella, Pinzonellinae, Praeconia, Pressastarte, Taxocardia, Terraiinae, Trigonopinae, Woodia

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Canada (1: Yukon collection), France (1), Germany (1), India (3), Japan (2), Madagascar (1), Portugal (3), Tanzania (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Oregon)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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