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Icthyosarcolites Desmarest 1817 (rudist)

Bivalvia - Hippuritida - Ichthyosarcolitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 308425

Alternative spellings: Ichthyosarcolites, Ichthyosarcolithes

Full reference: A. G. Desmarest. 1817. Mémoire sur deux genres de coquilles fossiles cloisonnées et à siphon. Journal de Physique, de Chimie et d'Histoire naturelle 85:42-51

Parent taxon: Ichthyosarcolitidae according to P. W. Skelton 2013

Sister taxa: Curtocaprina, Caprinella

Subtaxa: Ichthyosarcolites triangularis, Ichthyosarcolites tricarinatus

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder