Caprina d'Orbigny 1822 (rudist)

Bivalvia - Hippuritida - Caprinidae

Parent taxon: Caprinidae according to P. W. Skelton 2013

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Caprininae, Caprinuloideinae, Offneria, Orthoptychus, Pachytraga, Pacificaprina, Pseudocaprina, Schiosia, Sphaerucaprina

Subtaxa: Caprina adversa Caprina baylei

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Albania (1 collection), Croatia (1), Cuba (1), the Czech Republic (3), France (3), Greece (1), Hungary (1), Italy (11), Japan (1), Jordan (1), Mexico (9), Oman (1), Portugal (1), Slovenia (1), Spain (4), Turkey (3), United States (4: Arizona, Texas), United States Minor Outlying Islands (1)

Total: 48 collections including 65 occurrences

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