Hedstroemina Bancroft 1929 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae

Alternative spelling: Rafinesquina (Hedstroemina)

Parent taxon: Rafinesquininae according to L. R. Cocks 2010

See also Owen and Harper 1982, Sepkoski 2002, Spjeldnaes 1957 and Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Colaptomena, Dirafinesquina, Heteromena, Hibernodonta, Odoratus, Pentagomena, Pirgumena, Rafinesquina, Rakverina, Shuangheella, Testaprica, Virunites

Subtaxa: Hedstroemina fragilis Hedstroemina reticulata Hedstroemina ungula Rafinesquina (Hedstroemina) holtedahli

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Type: Hedstroemina fragilis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Australia (1 collection)

• Ordovician of Canada (2: Quebec), France (3), Ireland (1), Lithuania (2), Norway (6), Portugal (2), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (16)

Total: 34 collections including 37 occurrences

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