Hedstroemina fragilis Bancroft 1929 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae

Invalid subtaxa: Dactylogonia callawayiana Davidson 1883 [replaced name], Hedstroemina callawayiana Davidson 1883 [replaced name], Hedstroemina parva Bancroft 1929, Hedstroemina robusta Bancroft 1929, Strophomena callawayiana Davidson 1883 [replaced name]

Belongs to Hedstroemina according to L. R. Cocks 2010

See also Cocks 1978 and Dewing 1999

Sister taxa: Hedstroemina mundae, Hedstroemina oanduensis, Hedstroemina orvikui, Hedstroemina reticulata, Hedstroemina ungula, Rafinesquina (Hedstroemina) holtedahli

Type specimens:

  • Hedstroemina fragilis: BB 14380, a shell (ventral internal mould)
  • Hedstroemina callawayiana:
  • Hedstroemina parva: BB 14385, a valve (ventral internal mould).
  • Hedstroemina robusta:

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of the United Kingdom (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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