Glyptoconcha Zhang and Pojeta 1986 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiidia - Grammysiidae

Full reference: R. Zhang and J. Pojeta. 1986. New bivalves from the Datang Stage, Lower Carboniferous, Guangdong Province, China. Journal of Paleontology 60(3):669-679

Parent taxon: Grammysiidae according to R. Zhang and J. Pojeta 1986

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Glyptoconcha elegans

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Type: Glyptoconcha elegans

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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