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Deceptrix Fuchs 1919 (clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Cardiolariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16032

Synonym: Praeleda Pfab 1934 (taxon 89321)

Full reference: A. Fuchs. 1919. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Devonfauna der Verse- und Hobräcker Schichten des sauerlandischen Faciesgebietes. Jahrbuch des Preussischen Geologisches Landesanstalt 29(1):58-95

Parent taxon: Cardiolariidae according to J. C. W. Cope 1997

Sister taxa: Cardiolaria, Inaequidens

Subtaxa: Deceptrix banksi, Deceptrix carinata, Deceptrix scofieldi, Praeleda compar

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder