Oepikina Salmon 1942 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophomenidae

Synonym: Oepikinella

Full reference: E. S. Salmon. 1942. Mohawkian Rafinesquinae. Journal of Paleontology 16(5):564-603

Parent taxon: Furcitellinae according to C. R. Congreve et al. 2015

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Bajanhongorella, Bekkerina, Biparetis, Crassoseptaria, Cyphomenoidea, Dactylogonia, Dzhebaglina, Furcitella, Geniculina, Geniculomena, Haljalanites, Karomena, Katastrophomena, Kirkina, Kukrusena, Laevicyphomena, Luhaia, Maakina, Mansina, Molongcola, Murinella, Oslomena, Panderites, Pentlandina, Quondongia, Sakunites, Tallinnites, Teratelasmella, Titanomena, Transridgeia, Trigrammaria, Trotlandella

Subtaxa: none

Type: Oepikina septata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Australia (1 collection), Canada (64: British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Ontario), China (2), Estonia (2), Mongolia (2), Norway (4), the Russian Federation (26), Sweden (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (100: Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming)

• Llandeilo of Australia (2), China (3), Kazakhstan (1)

Total: 211 collections including 224 occurrences

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