†subfamily Astartellinae Boyd and Newell 1968 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Astartidae

Full reference: D. W. Boyd and N.D. Newell. 1968. Hinge grades in the evolution of crassatellacean bivalves as revealed by Permian genera. American Museum Novitates 2328:1-52

Parent taxon: Astartidae according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Astartellinae in the database

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