Vaccinites Fischer 1887 (rudist)

Bivalvia - Hippuritida - Hippuritidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

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

Subtaxa: Vaccinites archiaci Vaccinites sulcatus Vaccinites vesiculosus Vaccinites vredenburgi

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Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Algeria (3 collections), Austria (15), Bulgaria (2), Croatia (8), Cuba (5), France (9), Germany (2), Greece (24), Hungary (1), Iran (3), Italy (33), Jamaica (1), Jordan (3), Mexico (7), Oman (11), Romania (5), Serbia and Montenegro (8), Slovenia (3), Somalia (3), Spain (38), Tunisia (2), Turkey (36), Turkmenistan (1)

Total: 223 collections including 475 occurrences

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