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†family Pseudobigaleaidae Hoare et al. 2002 (mollusk)

Rostroconchia - Conocardiida

PaleoDB taxon number: 58110

Full reference: R. D. Hoare, R. H. Mapes, and T.E. Yancey. 2002. Structure, taxonomy, and epifauna of Pennsylvanian rostroconchs (Mollusca). Journal of Paleontology Memoir 58:1-30

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

Sister taxon: Hippocardiidae

Subtaxa: Baiosoma, Bigaleinae, Bitrigonocardia, Bitrigonocardiinae, Iapetocardiinae, Pseudobigaleainae

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Type: Pseudobigalea

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder