Hippocardia Brown 1843 (mollusk)

Rostroconchia - Conocardiida - Hippocardiidae

Synonym: Pleurorhynchus Phillips 1836 [objective synonym]

Full reference: T. Brown. 1843. The elements of fossil conchology. The elements of fossil conchology 1-133

Parent taxon: Hippocardiidae according to J. Pojeta and B. Runnegar 1976

See also Bouchet et al. 2010 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Babinicardiinae, Bieberiana, Bohemicardiinae, Cartericardia, Fraipontia, Goticardiinae, Hoareicardia, Pojetorum

Subtaxa: Hippocardia abrupta Hippocardia alborza 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

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Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder


• Chesterian of United States (2: Ohio collections)

• Osagean of United States (3: Ohio)

• Carboniferous of Belgium (1), Iran (4), Ireland (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (2: Kentucky, Ohio)

• Devonian of Antarctica (1), Australia (2), Canada (2: Ontario), France (1), Germany (1), Italy (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (6: Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Ohio)

Total: 32 collections including 35 occurrences

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