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Cassowarioides Johnston and Chatterton 1983 (mollusk)

Rostroconchia - Conocardiida - Pseudobigaleaidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 8153

Full reference: D. I. Johnston and B. D. E. Chatterton. 1983. Some silicified Middle Silurian rostroconchs (Mollusca) from the Mackenzie Mountains, N.W.T., Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 20:844-858

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

Sister taxa: Avalanchia, Iapetocardia

Subtaxa: Cassowarioides anisomorpha, Cassowarioides perryi, Cassowarioides polgari, Cassowarioides whitei

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Type: Cassowarioides perryi

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder