Pentagonia (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Meristellidae

Parent taxon: Meristellinae according to A. Williams et al. 2002

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Arctomeristina, Charionella, Charionoides, Hindella, Imdentistella, Meristella, Meristelloides, Meristina, Plancella, Pseudomeristina

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Canada (1: Ontario collection), Colombia (2), United States (28: Indiana, Kentucky, New York), Venezuela (2)

Total: 33 collections each including a single occurrence

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