Lirodiscus Conrad 1869 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Astartidae

Parent taxon: Eriphylinae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Amphiaraus, Astartemya, Crassatellina, Crassatellopsis, Eriphyla, Freiastarte, Herzogina

Subtaxa: Lirodiscus (Crustuloides) Lirodiscus jacksonensis Lirodiscus smithvillensis Lirodiscus tellinoides Lirodiscus virginianus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (69: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia collections)

• Paleocene of United States (8: Alabama)

Total: 77 collections including 84 occurrences

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