Conocardium Bronn 1835 (mollusk)


In Raymond (1916), Conocardium, Genus was named after Brongniart but no time is given.

Full reference: H. G. Bronn. 1835. Lethaea Geognostica, oder Abbildungen und Beschreibungen der für die Gebirgs-Formationem bezeichnensten Versteinerungen 1:97-192

Parent taxon: Rostroconchia according to J. Pojeta et al. 1972

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Isberg 1934, Miller 1889, Raymond 1916 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Anetshelloida, Conocardiida, Euchasmidae, Ozomiidae, Pseudotechnophoridae, Ribeirioida, Tolmachoviidae, Wanwaniidae

Subtaxa: Conocardium (Conocardium) Conocardium acadianum Conocardium aliforme Conocardium altum Conocardium aquisgranense Conocardium armatum Conocardium cresswelli Conocardium decussatum Conocardium denticulatum Conocardium elongatum Conocardium eximum Conocardium ferox Conocardium formosum Conocardium frater Conocardium fusiforme Conocardium gogoensis Conocardium gympiense Conocardium hainense Conocardium immatura Conocardium incarceratum Conocardium inceptum Conocardium inflatum Conocardium longipennis Conocardium lyelli Conocardium nexile Conocardium oehlerti Conocardium philipsii Conocardium plinthinatus Conocardium prunum Conocardium pseudobellum Conocardium regulare Conocardium renardi Conocardium retusum Conocardium richmondense Conocardium securiforme Conocardium sowerbyi Conocardium spinalatum Conocardium superstes Conocardium tripartitum Conocardium truncata Conocardium truncatum Conocardium uralicum Conocardium ventriculosum Conocardium villmarense

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Type: Cardium alaeforme

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder


• Leonard of United States (1: Wyoming collection)

• Permian of Australia (11), Canada (1: Alberta), India (1), Indonesia (1), New Zealand (3), Peru (2), United States (3: Alaska, Texas, Wyoming)

• Chesterian of United States (2: Illinois, Missouri)

• Osagean of Canada (1: Alberta), United States (1: Indiana)

• Carboniferous of Belgium (1), Libya (1), Mexico (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (13), United States (18: Alabama, California, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Nevada, Tennessee)

• Mississippian of United States (4: Alaska, Colorado)

• Devonian of Australia (12), Austria (1), Canada (3: Alberta, Northwest Territories, Nunavut), China (2), the Czech Republic (1), France (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (10: Alaska, Colorado, Nevada, New York)

• Silurian of Brazil (1), the Czech Republic (2), Poland (1), Sweden (6), United States (4: Alaska, California, Iowa)

• Ordovician of United States (3: Indiana, Virginia)

Total: 118 collections including 126 occurrences

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