Dalejina Havlicek 1953 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Rhipidomellidae

Synonym: Rhipidomelloides

Parent taxon: Rhipidomellinae according to M. Rubel 2011

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Sepkoski 2002 and Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Ambonorthella, Aulacella, Clavodalejina, Discomyorthis, Mendacella, Peridalejina, Permorhipidomella, Pseudodicoelosia, Pseudomendacella, Rhipidomella, Stainbrookia, Strixella, Thiemella

Subtaxa: Dalejina hanusi Dalejina hybrida Dalejina junonis Dalejina phaseola Dalejina striata Rhipidomelloides oblata

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Type: Dalejina hanusi

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (2 collections), Canada (15: British Columbia, Nunavut, Yukon, Yukon Territory), China (2), Colombia (7), the Czech Republic (9), France (1), Germany (1), Morocco (3), the Russian Federation (3), Spain (3), Ukraine (5), United States (58: California, Nevada, New York, Tennessee, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania)

• Silurian to Devonian of Australia (1), United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Silurian of Australia (1), Belarus (4), Bolivia (1), Canada (38: New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Québec, Yukon Territory), the Czech Republic (4), Estonia (28), Ireland (2), Kazakhstan (1), Lithuania (21), Mexico (10), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (16), Sweden (12), Ukraine (7), the United Kingdom (24), United States (67: Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Wisconsin), Venezuela (1)

• Niagaran of Canada (2: Québec)

• Ordovician of Morocco (1)

Total: 353 collections including 365 occurrences

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