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Inoceramus (Cordiceramus)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Inoceramidae

Cordiceramus was named by Heinz (1932) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sant-l K Maes Sepkoski's reference number: 991].

It was reranked as Inoceramus (Cordiceramus) by Petrascheck (1961).

It was assigned to Inoceramus by Petrascheck (1961); to Inoceramidae by Vokes (1980); and to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data
Cordiceramus heberti, Cordiceramus muelleri, Inoceramus agdjakendensis, Inoceramus amakusensis, Inoceramus amakusensis, Inoceramus amakusensis, Inoceramus anakusensis, Inoceramus angulatus, Inoceramus angustiundulatus, Inoceramus annulatus, Inoceramus australis, Inoceramus balchii, Inoceramus barsliensis, Inoceramus bererensis, Inoceramus bicorrugatus, Inoceramus bojarkensis, Inoceramus borilensis, Inoceramus bornholmensis, Inoceramus cadottensis, Inoceramus comancheanus, Inoceramus concentrica, Inoceramus conicus, Inoceramus coptensis, Inoceramus crispi, Inoceramus curvieri, Inoceramus digitatus, Inoceramus dimidius, Inoceramus etheridgei, Inoceramus ewaldi, Inoceramus ezoensis, Inoceramus ezoensis, Inoceramus fiegei, Inoceramus flavus, Inoceramus goldfussi, Inoceramus guerichi, Inoceramus gusselkaensis, Inoceramus heinzi, Inoceramus hobetsensis, Inoceramus hobetsensis, Inoceramus iburiensis, Inoceramus incertus, Inoceramus incertus, Inoceramus incurvus, Inoceramus ipuanus, Inoceramus irenensis, Inoceramus japonicus, Inoceramus kapuus, Inoceramus labiatoidiformis, Inoceramus longealatus, Inoceramus maedae, Inoceramus mamatensis, Inoceramus matotorus, Inoceramus naumanni, Inoceramus nodai, Inoceramus nukeus, Inoceramus obtusus, Inoceramus opetius, Inoceramus pedalionoides, Inoceramus pennatulus, Inoceramus perplexus, Inoceramus pertenuis, Inoceramus pochialaineni, Inoceramus proximus, Inoceramus pseudoregularis, Inoceramus quadrans, Inoceramus quatsinoensis, Inoceramus reduncus, Inoceramus renngarteni, Inoceramus rhomboides, Inoceramus richensis, Inoceramus rutherfordi, Inoceramus sagensis, Inoceramus salisburgensis, Inoceramus saratoviensis, Inoceramus schloenbachi, Inoceramus schmidti, Inoceramus schoendorfi, Inoceramus shikotanensis, Inoceramus soukupi, Inoceramus steenstrupi, Inoceramus stilley, Inoceramus stoneleyi, Inoceramus subneocomiensis, Inoceramus subpercostatus, Inoceramus subundantus, Inoceramus sutherlandi, Inoceramus tenuilineatum, Inoceramus tenuis, Inoceramus tenuistriatus, Inoceramus tenuistriatus(), Inoceramus tenuiumbonatus, Inoceramus teshioensis, Inoceramus typicus, Inoceramus urius, Inoceramus vancouverensis, Inoceramus vanuxemi, Inoceramus vanuxemiformis, Inoceramus virgatus, Inoceramus volgensis, Inoceramus waltersdorfensis, Inoceramus wandereri, Inoceramus warakius, Inoceramus yokoyamai, Inoceramus zavoljiensis

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1932Germanoceramus Heinz
1932Cordiceramus Heinz p. 12
1961Inoceramus (Cordiceramus) Petrascheck pp. 125-140
1980Cordiceramus Vokes p. 40
2002Cordiceramus Sepkoski, Jr.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
MyalinataPaul 1939
orderMyalinidaPaul 1939
superfamilyInoceramoideaGiebel 1852
familyInoceramidaeGiebel 1852
genusInoceramusSowerby 1814
subgenusCordiceramus(Heinz 1932)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitef
Locomotion: facultatively mobileg
Life habit: epifaunalg
Diet: suspension feederg
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-04-13 11:12:15
Modified: 2009-04-13 13:12:15
Source: g = genus, f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2003, Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Coniacian to the top of the Late/Upper Campanian or 89.80000 to 70.60000 Ma

Collections (40 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0USA (California) Inoceramus sp. (185503)
Late/Upper Turonian93.5 - 89.3USA (New Mexico) Inoceramus muelleri (82259)
Middle Turonian93.5 - 89.3Canada (Alberta) Inoceramus cordiformis (89211)
Coniacian89.8 - 86.3Peru Cordiceramus muelleri (62018)
Late/Upper Coniacian - Early/Lower Campanian89.3 - 70.6Italy (Veneto) Inoceramus muelleri (142756)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6USA (New Mexico) Inoceramus muelleri (82268)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6France Cordiceramus cordiformis (3737)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6USA (California) Inoceramus cordiformis (86934)
Santonian - Campanian86.3 - 72.1USA (California) Inoceramus sp. (185742)
Early/Lower Santonian85.8 - 83.5Spain Cordiceramus bueltenensis, Cordiceramus cordiinitialis, Cordiceramus sp. (74456) Cordiceramus cordiinitialis (74463) Cordiceramus cordiinitialis, Cordiceramus haenleini (74467) Cordiceramus koeplitzi (74469)
Early/Lower Santonian85.8 - 83.5Spain (Catalunia) Cordiceramus bueltenensis, Cordiceramus cordiinitialis (162692)
Early/Lower Santonian85.8 - 83.5Poland Inoceramus cordiformis (179488)
Early/Lower Santonian85.8 - 83.5USA (Texas) Cordiceramus arnoldi, Cordiceramus cordiformis (99933 99934)
Early/Lower Santonian85.8 - 83.5USA (Colorado) Cordiceramus sp. (74325) Cordiceramus sp., Cordiceramus arnoldi (74323) Inoceramus cordiformis (87852 87854)
Early/Lower Santonian85.8 - 83.5USA (Montana) Cordiceramus arnoldi (100216) Cordiceramus cordiformis (89496)
Late/Upper Santonian85.8 - 83.5USA (Utah) Cordiceramus gilberti (100217)
Late/Upper Santonian85.8 - 83.5Jamaica Cordiceramus muelleri (99824 99825 99827)
Late/Upper Santonian85.8 - 83.5USA (Colorado) Cordiceramus muelleri (74331)
Middle Santonian85.8 - 83.5Spain (Catalunia) Cordiceramus cordiformis (162693)
Middle Santonian85.8 - 83.5USA (Colorado) Cordiceramus arnoldi, Cordiceramus cordiformis (74326) Cordiceramus bueltenensis (74330) Cordiceramus bueltenensis, Cordiceramus brancoiformis (74328) Cordiceramus cordiformis (74327)
Middle Santonian85.8 - 83.5USA (Montana) Cordiceramus cordiformis, Cordiceramus lesginensis (100160)
Middle Santonian85.8 - 83.5USA (New Mexico) Inoceramus cordiformis (87848) Inoceramus simpsoni, Inoceramus muelleri, Inoceramus bueltenensis (87849)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Turkey Cordiceramus heberti (130884)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Austria Cordiceramus heberti (48008)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0France (Normandy) Cordiceramus sp. (1325)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Nigeria Cordiceramus sp., Cordiceramus coxi (1329)