Digitaria Wood 1853 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Astartidae

Alternative spelling: Astarte (Digitaria)

Parent taxon: Astartidae according to H. Moths et al. 2010

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Wienrich 1999

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

Subtaxa: Digitaria beyschlagi Digitaria burdigalensis Digitaria digitaria Digitaria forbesi

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), Italy (1)

• Pliocene of Belgium (6), the Netherlands (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Miocene of Belgium (7), Germany (2)

• Oligocene of Denmark (1)

Total: 21 collections including 27 occurrences

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