Inoceramidae

The Inoceramidae are an extinct family of bivalves ("clams") in the Class Mollusca. Fossils of inoceramids are found in marine sediments of Permian to latest Cretaceous in age. Inoceramids tended to live in upper bathyal and neritic environments.[1]

Inoceramidae
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Inoceramus from the Cretaceous of South Dakota
Scientific classification e
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Pteriida
Superfamily: Ambonychioidea
Family: Inoceramidae

TaxonomyEdit

Inoceramidae Giebel 1852

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ "Paleoecologic Context", Pasch and May (2001); pages 224–225.