Solemyidae Adams and Adams, 1857
Common Name: Awning Clam
Key morphological features: Both halves of the shell look the same and range in oval, oblong shapes. They have a large muscular foot for burrowing into sandy or muddy substrates.
MOBILITY: Mobile (burrow)
FEEDING MODE: Suspension Feeder
Cox, L. R. et al. 1969. Bivalvia, in R. C. Moore ed., Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part N, Mollusca 6, Volume 2. The University of Kansas and Geological Society of America. 1224 pp.