†suborder Requieniidina Skelton 2013 (rudist)

Bivalvia - Hippuritida

Full reference: P. W. Skelton. 2013. Rudist classification for the revised Bivalvia volumes of the "Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology". Caribbean Journal of Earth Science 45:9-33

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

Sister taxa: Anodontopleura, Balabania, Baryconites, Branislavia, Cryptaulia, Cumularia, Dechaseauxia, Eodiceras, Eomegalodus, Gloassamyophorous, Hardaghia, Hatayia, Hatayin, Heterodiscus, Hippuritacea, Hippuritina, Juramegalodus, Kipia, Klinghardtites, Lithocalamus, Lovetcheniia, Macrodiceras, Megadiceras, Megalomoidea, Mesodiceras, Miseia, Monnieria, Palus, Paradiceras, Paramonopleura, Parasauvagesia, Pileochama, Praecaprina, Protodiceras, Pseudopironaea, Radiolitidina, Rhedensia, Synodontites, Tetravaccinites

Subtaxa: Requienioidea

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (1 collection), Albania (1), Algeria (1), Bulgaria (1), China (1), Croatia (1), Egypt (7), France (8), Georgia (1), Germany (2), Hungary (5), Iran (2), Iraq (1), Italy (24), Japan (2), Jordan (3), Mexico (6), Morocco (1), Oman (1), Portugal (9), Saudi Arabia (2), Serbia and Montenegro (2), Slovenia (29), Somalia (2), Spain (27), Switzerland (1), Turkey (2), Turkmenistan (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (7: Arizona, Texas), United States Minor Outlying Islands (1), Venezuela (1), Yemen (1)

• Jurassic of France (4), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Poland (4), Tunisia (1)

Total: 169 collections including 228 occurrences

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