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Aphelakardia Hoare 1990 (mollusk)

Rostroconchia - Conocardiida - Conocardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 8149

Full reference: R. D. Hoare. 1990. Mississippian rostroconch molluscs from Ohio. Journal of Paleontology 64(5):725-732

Parent taxon: Conocardiidae according to S. A. Quiroz-Barroso et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Arceodomus, Leptoconocardium, Minycardita, Pseudomulceodens

Subtaxa: Aphelakardia alternistriata, Aphelakardia indianense

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Type: Conocardium alternistriatum

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder