Megalomus Hall 1852 (clam)

Bivalvia

Full reference: J. Hall. 1852. Containing descriptions of the organic remains of the lower middle division of the New York system. Paleontology of New York 2:1-362

Parent taxon: Bivalvia according to J. Hall 1852

Sister taxa: Acturellina, Amphikoilinae, Anthraconauta, Arhouriellidae, Asiphonidae, Astarte scrivenori, Aviculomya, Bakewellia, Barcoona, Bathyspinulinae, Bleta, Brachyanodon, Burriera, Camnantia, Carnidia, Cirravidae, Claughtonia, Clotho, Coloniceramus, Conchodus, Cruciella, Cryptodonta, Ctenolima, Delia, Edon, Elasmatium, Elliptoidea, Ensia, Eubivalvia, Euburnopecten, Euprotobranchia, Ferganoconcha, Fogiella, Geinitzia, Gibboconcha, Gosselettia, Guebhardia, Guerichia, Hemisterias, Hippagus, Isodonta, Isofilibranchia, Joannisiella, Laubeia, Laurskiidae, Leila, Libitina, Libyaconchus, Lithophagella, Lux, Manankovia, Martinsonella, Megagrypha, Megalodus, Modiolopsis praerupta, Neotaxodonta, Onkogrypha, Ostrea compta, Ostreavicula, Palaearca, Palaeoentolium, Palaeostrea, Palaeotaxodonta, Palanatina, Paradoxia, Paraviculidae, Phyllonia, Platymya, Pleureterites, Praecardiomya, Praelamellodontidae, Praevicula, Productea, Promargaritifera, Prosodacna, Protobranchia, Protoentolium, Psammoconcha, Pseudanodonta, Pseudocardita, Pseudospatha, Rebusum, Reniella, Rhenanomya, Rousseliinae, Sancticarolis, Septocardiidae, Serrilaminula, Solen (Solecurtus) ellipticus, Solen (Solecurtus) planulatus, Somalidacna, Spirodomidae, Taeniodon, Tatella, Telistrophis, Trachidomia, Trigonellites, Praeanomalodontata, Fusidae, Plicatulacea, Prionodesmacea, Solenomyidae, Phaenomya, Teleodesmacea, Anomalodesmacea, Aviculidae, Eoasmussia, Gariidae, Corbidae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of the Russian Federation (3 collections), Sweden (3), United States (1: Alaska)

• Niagaran of United States (1: Indiana)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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