Mcewanella Foerste 1920 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Platystrophiidae

Parent taxon: Platystrophiidae according to M. A. Zuykov and E. Egerquist 2005

See also Sepkoski 2002, Williams et al. 2000 and Wright 1964

Sister taxa: Acanthorthis, Ffynnonia, Gnamptorhynchos, Neoplatystrophia, Platystrophia, Salacorthis, Siljanostrophia, Vinlandostrophia

Subtaxa: Mcewanella dorsisulcata Mcewanella vulcanica

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of France (1 collection), Ireland (1), Norway (2), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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