Pojetaconcha beecheri Raymond 1905 (mollusk)

Rostroconchia - Conocardiida - Bransoniidae

Alternative combinations: Bransonia beecheri, Conocardium beecheri

Full reference: P. E. Raymond. 1905. The fauna of the Chazy Limestone. The American Journal of Science 20:353-382

Belongs to Pojetaconcha according to P. J. Wagner 2020

See also Foerste 1924, Pojeta and Runnegar 1976, Raymond 1905, Twenhofel 1938 and Waterhouse 1987

Sister taxa: Pojetaconcha alabamensis, Pojetaconcha antiquata, Pojetaconcha chapronierei, Pojetaconcha costulata, Pojetaconcha cressmani, Pojetaconcha davidis, Pojetaconcha limatula, Pojetaconcha oweni, Pojetaconcha paquettensis, Pojetaconcha praepristis, Pojetaconcha pygmaea, Pojetaconcha townleyi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Sloop Island, Lake Champlain, Chazy Group, which is in a Chazyan carbonate limestone in the Chazy Limestone Formation of Vermont

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of United States (1: Vermont collection)

• Chazy of Canada (1: Quebec), United States (10: New York, Vermont)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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