Pironaea Meneghini 1868 (rudist)

Bivalvia - Hippuritida - Hippuritidae

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

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Sepkoski 2002 and Steuber 2002

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

Subtaxa: Pironaea slavonica

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Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Bulgaria (1 collection), Greece (1), Italy (11), Oman (1), Serbia and Montenegro (5), Spain (7), Tunisia (1), Turkey (3)

Total: 30 collections including 55 occurrences

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