Praeconia Stoliczka 1871 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Astartidae

Parent taxon: Astartidae according to I. Hayami 1975

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Astartellinae, Astartinae, Astartoides, Balantioselena, Coelastarte, Digitaria, Eriphylinae, Lirotarte, Lyapinella, Middalya, Nargunella, Opinae, Oxyeurax, Permartella, Pinzonellinae, Pressastarte, Taxocardia, Terraiinae, Trigonopinae, Woodia

Subtaxa: Praeconia rhomboidalis Praeconia seguini

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (1 collection), France (5), Germany (4), Hungary (2), India (4), Italy (5), Japan (1), Romania (1), Spain (2), Tanzania (1), the United Kingdom (3)

• Triassic of Iran (5)

Total: 34 collections including 39 occurrences

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