Hippocardia alborza Hoare and Aghababula 2001 (mollusk)

Rostroconchia - Conocardiida - Hippocardiidae

Full reference: R. D. Hoare and B. Aghababula. 2001. Large Devonian and Mississippian rostroconchs (Mollusca) from Iran. Journal of Paleontology 75(5):1047-1051

Belongs to Hippocardia according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Hoare and Aghababula 2001 and Hoare et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Hippocardia abrupta, Hippocardia angelicum, Hippocardia bellulus, Hippocardia crenata, Hippocardia cumberlandiae, Hippocardia curta, Hippocardia herculea, Hippocardia herricki, Hippocardia hibernica, Hippocardia hydei, Hippocardia hystericum, Hippocardia intersculpta, Hippocardia kermani, Hippocardia konincki, Hippocardia monroica, Hippocardia mundulum, Hippocardia niagarense, Hippocardia obesum, Hippocardia ohioense, Hippocardia ornata, Hippocardia pristis, Hippocardia procumbens, Hippocardia pulchellum, Hippocardia reflexa, Hippocardia rhenana, Hippocardia tournaisense, Hippocardia truncata, Hippocardia ventricosum, Pleurorhynchus bellulus, Pleurorhynchus longipennis

Type specimen: Its type locality is 40 meter bed, Balast section, Alborz Mountaings, 10 km northwest of Damghan, which is in a Chadian carbonate limestone in the Mobarak Formation of Iran

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder


• Carboniferous of Iran (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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