Perditocardinia (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Rhipidomellidae

Alternative spelling: Orthis (Perditocardinia)

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

See also Reed 1944 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Loganella

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Osagean of United States (3: Indiana, Montana collections)

• Carboniferous to Permian of United States (1: California)

• Carboniferous of Mexico (1), United States (12: Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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