Unklesbayella Hoare et al. 1978 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadomyida - Megadesmidae

Alternative spelling: Unklesbyella

Full reference: R. D. Hoare, M. T. Sturgeon, and E.A. Kindt. 1978. New Pennsylvanian bivalves and occurrences of Pseudoconocardium from Ohio and West Virginia. Journal of Paleontology 52(5):1023-1036

Parent taxon: Megadesmidae according to R. D. Hoare et al. 1978

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Astartila, Astartilinae, Carnauba, Crassiconcha, Ferrazia, Huabiella, Jacquesia, Megadesminae, Megadesmus, Plesiocyprellinae, Plesiocyprinellinae, Pleurikodonta, Pyramus, Romaniamya

Subtaxa: Unklesbayella geinitzi

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of United States (6: New Mexico, Ohio, West Virginia collections)

Total: 6 collections including 7 occurrences

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