Oxyprora prattenanum Hall 1856 (mollusk)

Rostroconchia - Conocardiida - Bransoniidae

Alternative combinations: Bransonia prattenanum, Conocardium prattenanum, Conocardium prattenianum

Full reference: J. Hall. 1856. Description of new species of fossils from the Carboniferous limestones of Indiana and Illinois. Transactions of the Albany Institute 4:1-36

Belongs to Oxyprora according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Hall 1856, Hall 1883, Hoare 1990, Hoare 2006, Raasch 1958 and Whitfield 1882

Sister taxa: Oxyprora capitanensis, Oxyprora carinatum, Oxyprora digitatum, Oxyprora equilaterale, Oxyprora halmerjus, Oxyprora mesialis, Oxyprora missouriensis, Oxyprora oklahomaense, Oxyprora parrishi, Oxyprora sayrei, Oxyprora tschernyschewi

Type specimen: AMNH F1 39214, a shell

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of Canada (1: Alberta collection), United States (1: Illinois)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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