Coolinia pecten Linnaeus 1758 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Chilidiopsidae

Alternative combinations: Anomia pecten, Chilidiopsis pecten, Fardenia (Schuchertella) pecten, Fardenia pecten, Schuchertella pecten

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Coolinia according to M. Rubel 2011

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Cocks 1979, Dewing 1999, Havlicek and Storch 1990, Lawson 1955 and Northrop 1939

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

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of Belarus (1 collection), Canada (72: Quebec), the Czech Republic (4), Estonia (5), Iran (1), Lithuania (1), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (9), the United Kingdom (10)

Total: 104 collections each including a single occurrence

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