Schizophoria (Schizophoria) iowensis Hall 1858 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Schizophoriidae

misidentified as Orthis (Schizophoria) impressa in Calvin 1897:167 according to Stigall Rode 2005 (p. 150).

Alternative combinations: Orthis (Schizophoria) iowensis, Orthis iowensis, Schizophoria iowaensis, Schizophoria iowensis

Full reference: J. Hall. 1858. Palaeontology of Iowa. Report of the Geological Survey of the state of Iowa 1(2):473-724

Belongs to Schizophoria (Schizophoria) according to A. L. Stigall Rode 2005

See also Cooper and Dutro 1982, Fenton and Fenton 1924, Hall 1858, Hall and Clarke 1892 and Stainbrook 1940

Sister taxa: Schizophoria (Schizophoria) australis, Schizophoria (Schizophoria) chouteauensis, Schizophoria (Schizophoria) impressa, Schizophoria (Schizophoria) macfarlanii, Schizophoria (Schizophoria) magna, Schizophoria (Schizophoria) swallovi

Type specimen: AMNH 32506, a shell

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of Canada (4: Manitoba collections), the Russian Federation (3), United States (36: Illinois, Iowa, New Mexico, Wisconsin)

Total: 43 collections each including a single occurrence

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