Onychotreta Ulrich and Cooper 1936 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Triplesiidae

Synonyms: Eilotreta, Lissotreta

Parent taxon: Triplesiidae according to A. Williams et al. 2000

See also Mitchell 1977 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acaretyrricula, Amphiplecia, Bicuspina, Brachymimulus, Caeroplecia, Cliftonia, Craigella, Grammoplecia, Ogmoplecia, Onychoplecia, Oxoplecia, Paraonychoplecia, Placotriplesia, Plectotreta, Streptis, Triplesia

Subtaxa: Onychotreta mesleri

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Type: Onychotreta mesleri

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of United States (2: Arkansas, Oklahoma collections)

• Ordovician of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 3 collections including 7 occurrences

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