Babinicardia clathrata d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 (mollusk)

Rostroconchia - Conocardiida - Hippocardiidae

Alternative combinations: Bigalea clathra, Cardium alaeforme clathratum, Conocardium clathratum

Synonyms: Babinicardia aurita Pohl 1929, Conocardium auritum Pohl 1929, Hippocardia auritum Pohl 1929

Full reference: E. J. A. d’Archiac and E.P. de Verneuil. 1842. On the fossils of the older deposits in the Rhenish Provinces, preceded by a general survey of the fauna of the Palaeozoic rocks, and followed by a tabular list of the organic remains of the Devonian system in Europe. Transactions of the Geological Society of London, Series 2 6(3):303-410

Belongs to Babinicardia according to N. S. Rogalla and M.R.W. Amler 2006

See also d'Orbigny 1850, d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842, Hoare 1989, Pohl 1929, Pojeta and Runnegar 1976 and Whidborne 1892

Sister taxon: Babinicardia ibergense

Subtaxa: Conocardium clathratum multicostata Conocardium clathratum nassoviensis

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Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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