Fraipontia Rogalla and Amler 2006 (mollusk)

Rostroconchia - Conocardiida - Hippocardiidae

Full reference: N. S. Rogalla and M.R.W. Amler. 2006. Revision der Familie Hippocardiidae Pojeta & Runnegar, 1976 (Mollusca, Rostroconchia). Paläontologische Zeitschrift 80(3):238-276

Parent taxon: Hippocardiidae according to N. S. Rogalla and M.R.W. Amler 2006

Sister taxa: Babinicardiinae, Barrandeicardia, Bieberiana, Bohemicardiinae, Cartericardia, Goticardiinae, Hippocardia, Hoareicardia, Pojetorum

Subtaxa: Fraipontia alatum Fraipontia bella Fraipontia nodulosa

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Type: Conocardium alatum

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder


• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Devonian of United States (1: Illinois)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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