Glyptomena Cooper 1956 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Glyptomenidae

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

See also Mitchell 1977 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Avdeevella, Buminomena, Bystromena, Hesperinia, Linostrophomena, Mjoesina, Paromalomena, Pionomena, Platymena, Pomeromena, Primotimena, Proboscisambon, Qianomena, Resupinsculpta

Subtaxa: Glyptomena brumalis Glyptomena distans Glyptomena karasuensis Glyptomena kaskolica Glyptomena onerosa Glyptomena prisca Glyptomena rugulosa Glyptomena sculpturata Glyptomena trippi

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Type: Glyptomena sculpturata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (4: Quebec collections), China (11), Kazakhstan (10), Myanmar (1), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (5), the United Kingdom (7), United States (1: Virginia)

• Llandeilo of the United Kingdom (1)

• Chazy of United States (14: New York)

• Whiterockian of United States (1: Nevada)

• Arenig of China (1)

Total: 57 collections including 60 occurrences

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