Fordilla Barrande 1881 (clam)

Bivalvia - Fordillida - Fordillidae

Full reference: J. Barrande. 1881. Système Silurien de Centre de la Bohême. Volume VI: Acéphales. Système Silurien de Centre de la Bohême. Volume VI: Acéphales 1-342

Parent taxon: Fordillidae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2010

See also Krasilova 1977, Pojeta 1975, Sepkoski 2002 and Yochelson 1981

Sister taxon: Pojetaia

Subtaxa: Fordilla germanica Fordilla marini Fordilla troyensis

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Ecology: stationary shallow infaunal suspension feeder


• Caerfai of United States (1: New York collection)

• Cambrian of Canada (2: Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia), Germany (1), Greenland (4), the Russian Federation (2), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: New York)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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