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Baiosoma Hoare et al. 2002 (mollusk)

Rostroconchia - Conocardiida - Pseudobigaleaidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 58113

Synonym: Exalloschema Hoare et al. 2002 (taxon 58121)

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: Pseudobigaleaidae according to N. S. Rogalla and M. R. W. Amler 2006

Sister taxa: Bigaleinae, Bitrigonocardiinae, Iapetocardiinae, Pseudobigaleainae

Subtaxa: Baiosoma batilia, Baiosoma cucullata, Baiosoma pala

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Type: Hippocardia pala

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder