Pionomena (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Glyptomenidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Pionomena neumani Pionomena recens

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (8: Kentucky, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia collections)

• Llandeilo of the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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