Asketomorpha Hoare et al. 1989 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiidia - Grammysiidae

Full reference: R. D. Hoare, M. J., I.I.I. Heaney, and R. H. Mapes. 1989. Bivalves (Mollusca) from the Imo Formation (Mississippian, Chesterian) of North-Central Arkansas. Journal of Paleontology 63(5):582-603

Parent taxon: Grammysiidae according to R. D. Hoare et al. 1989

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cardiomorpha, Cercomyopsis, Cimitaria, Cuneamya, Cuneamyinae, Ectogrammysia, Fuchsella, Glyptoconcha, Grammysia, Grammysiinae, Grammysioidea, Prothyris, Sedgwickia, Solenomorpha, Zaidiomysia, Protomya

Subtaxa: Asketomorpha grandis

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Type: Asketomorpha grandis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Loc. 1. USGS 14369. Road cut on se side US 65, 0.8 km sw of Peyton Creek Bridge (Carboniferous of Arkansas)

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