Eopteria ventricosa Whitfield 1886 (mollusk)

Rostroconchia - Conocardiida - Eopteriidae

Alternative combination: Ribeiria ventricosa

Full reference: R. P. Whitfield. 1886. Notice of geological investigations along the eastern shore of Lake Champlain, conducted by Prof. H.J. Seely and Pres. Ezra Brainerd, of Middlebury College, with descriptions of the new fossils discovered. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 1(8):24-35

Belongs to Eopteria according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Pojeta and Runnegar 1976 and Whitfield 1886

Sister taxa: Eopteria agustini, Eopteria aiteneria, Eopteria alta, Eopteria asiatica, Eopteria conocardiformis, Eopteria crassa, Eopteria flora, Eopteria ornata, Eopteria richardsoni, Eopteria struszi, Eopteria trilobita

Type specimen: Its type locality is 227 - Promonotory on west end of Fort Cassin, Lake Champlain., which is in a Cassinian carbonate limestone in the Fort Cassin Formation of Vermont

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at 227 - Promonotory on west end of Fort Cassin, Lake Champlain.

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