Lyrodesma poststriatum Emmons 1842 (clam)

Bivalvia - Unioni - Lyrodesmatidae

Alternative combination: Nuculites poststriatus

Belongs to Lyrodesma according to A. F. Foerste 1924

Sister taxa: Lyrodesma huguesensis, Lyrodesma major, Lyrodesma postplanum, Lyrodesma truyolsi

Subtaxa: Lyrodesma poststriatum elongatum Lyrodesma poststriatum manitoulinense

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Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (7: Ontario, Quebec, Québec collections), United States (3: Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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