Coolinia applanata Salter 1846 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Chilidiopsidae

Alternative combination: Orthis applanata

Belongs to Coolinia according to L. Hints and D. A. T. Harper 2015

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974 and Dewing 1999

Sister taxa: Coolinia convexa, Coolinia gamachiana, Coolinia gracilis, Coolinia pecten, Fardenia (Coolinia) dalmani

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Estonia (26 collections), Ireland (1), Norway (3), the United Kingdom (6), United States (1: Wisconsin)

Total: 37 collections each including a single occurrence

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