Deceptrix Fuchs 1919 (clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Cardiolariidae

Synonym: Praeleda Pfab 1934

Full reference: A. Fuchs. 1919. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Devonfauna der Verse- und Hobr├Ącker Schichten des sauerlandischen Faciesgebietes. Jahrbuch des Preussischen Geologisches Landesanstalt 29(1):58-95

Parent taxon: Cardiolariidae according to J. C. W. Cope 1997

See also Cox et al. 1969, Harrison and Harrison 1975, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Cardiolaria, Inaequidens

Subtaxa: Deceptrix banksi Deceptrix carinata Deceptrix scofieldi Praeleda compar

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Argentina (1 collection), Australia (2)

• Silurian of Argentina (3), United States (1: Ohio)

• Ordovician of Australia (3), Canada (1: Ontario), China (2), the Czech Republic (7), France (2), Norway (2), Spain (3), the United Kingdom (3), United States (49: Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, Nevada, Ohio, Tennessee)

• Whiterockian of United States (1: Minnesota)

Total: 80 collections including 87 occurrences

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