Dichacaenia Cooper and Dutro, Jr. 1982 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Araksalosiidae

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and J. T. Dutro, Jr. 1982. Devonian brachiopods of New Mexico. Bulletins of American Paleontology 82-83(315):1-125

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

See also Cooper and Dutro 1982 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Auchmerella, Australosia, Devonalosia, Donalosia, Enigmalosia, Eostrophalosia, Irboskites, Morganella, Oligorachis, Ralia, Truncalosia

Subtaxa: Dichacaenia perplexa Dichacaenia umbonata

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Type: Dichacaenia perplexa

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Libya (1 collection), United States (1: Iowa)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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