Echinalosia preovalis Maxwell 1954 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Strophalosiidae

Alternative combinations: Strophalosia preovalis, Wyndhamia preovalis

Synonyms: Echinalosia pristina Maxwell 1954, Strophalosia pristina Maxwell 1954

Full reference: W.G.H. Maxwell. 1954. Strophalosia in the Permian of Queensland. Journal of Paleontology 28(5):535-559

Belongs to Echinalosia according to D. J. C. Briggs 1998

See also Maxwell 1954, McCarthy et al. 1974, McClung 1977 and Waterhouse 1983

Sister taxa: Echinalosia ardua, Echinalosia bookeri, Echinalosia curtosa, Echinalosia dejecta, Echinalosia denisoni, Echinalosia discinia, Echinalosia glabra, Echinalosia indica, Echinalosia magnispina, Echinalosia maxwelli, Echinalosia mcclungi, Echinalosia melvillensis, Echinalosia minima, Echinalosia nodosa, Echinalosia ovalis, Echinalosia perforata, Echinalosia prideri, Echinalosia rarispina, Echinalosia robusta, Echinalosia simpsoni, Echinalosia telfordi, Echinalosia wassi

Type specimens:

  • Echinalosia preovalis: UQ F15622, a shell (ventral valve)
  • Echinalosia pristina: GSQ F2093.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of Australia (110 collections)

Total: 110 collections each including a single occurrence

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