Megamyonia nitens Billings 1860 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Furcitellidae

Alternative combinations: Leptaena nitens, Rafinesquina nitens, Strophomena nitens

Belongs to Megamyonia according to J. Jin et al. 1997

See also Dewing 1999, Schuchert 1897, Stearn 1956 and Twenhofel 1928

Sister taxa: Megamyonia arethusa, Megamyonia breviuscula, Megamyonia gracilis, Megamyonia knighti, Megamyonia mankini, Megamyonia unicostata, Megamyonia vaurealensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of Canada (44: Manitoba, Quebec collections), United States (4: Wyoming)

Total: 48 collections each including a single occurrence

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