Hippurites Lamarck 1801 (rudist)

Bivalvia - Hippuritida - Hippuritidae

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

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

Sister taxa: Barrettia, Barrettiinae, Caribbea, Hippuritella, Hippuritellinae, Laluzia, Orbignya, Parastroma, Pironaea, Praebarrettia, Praetorreites, Pseudovaccinites, Pseudovaccinitinae, Tetracionites, Torreites, Torreitinae, Vaccinites, Whitfieldiella, Yvaniella, Batolites

Subtaxa: Hippurites canalicatus Hippurites colliciatus Hippurites cornucopiae

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Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (3 collections), Albania (2), Algeria (2), Austria (5), Bulgaria (2), Croatia (7), Cuba (2), the Czech Republic (1), France (13), Germany (4), Greece (4), Hungary (1), Iran (11), Italy (63), Jamaica (4), Jordan (4), Mexico (4), Oman (2), Peru (1), Romania (3), Serbia and Montenegro (4), Slovakia (2), Slovenia (2), Somalia (2), Spain (47), Tunisia (2), Turkey (26), Turkmenistan (1), the United Arab Emirates (1)

Total: 225 collections including 391 occurrences

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