Longvillia Bancroft 1933 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophomenidae

Parent taxon: Strophomeninae according to L. R. Cocks 2010

See also Popov et al. 2002, Rõõmusoks 2004 and Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Actinomena, Drummuckina, Esilia, Gunnarella, Holtedahlina, Infurca, Leigerina, Ochyromena, Pseudostrophomena, Rhipidomena, Rugomena, Saxbyonia, Semnanostrophia, Strophomena, Tetraphalerella

Subtaxa: Longvillia asmusi Longvillia deficiens Longvillia grandis Longvillia lanx Longvillia mediterranea Longvillia norvegica

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Type: Orthis grandis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Estonia (12 collections), France (4), Kazakhstan (2), Latvia (1), Norway (5), the United Kingdom (7)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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