Torreites Palmer 1933 (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, Pironaea, Praebarrettia, Praetorreites, Pseudovaccinites, Pseudovaccinitinae, Tetracionites, Torreitinae, Vaccinites, Whitfieldiella, Yvaniella, Batolites

Subtaxa: Torreites giganteus Torreites grubici Torreites milovanovici

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Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Cuba (3 collections), Jamaica (2), Mexico (3), Oman (5)

Total: 13 collections including 15 occurrences

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