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Oxyprora Hoare et al. 2002 (mollusk)

Rostroconchia - Conocardiida - Bransoniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 58124

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: Bransoniidae according to P. J. Wagner 2016

Sister taxa: Apotocardium, Bransonia, Diedrorynchus, Eusphairica, Kyoconocardium, Mulceodens, Pojetaconcha, Pseudoconocardium

Subtaxa: Oxyprora capitanensis, Oxyprora carinatum, Oxyprora digitatum, Oxyprora equilaterale, Oxyprora halmerjus, Oxyprora mesialis, Oxyprora missouriensis, Oxyprora oklahomaense, Oxyprora parrishi, Oxyprora prattenanum, Oxyprora sayrei, Oxyprora tschernyschewi

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Type: Conocardium parrishi

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder