Floweria prava Hall 1858 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Areostrophiidae

Alternative combinations: Orthis prava, Orthothetes prava, Schuchertella prava

Full reference: J. Hall. 1858. Palaeontology of Iowa. Report of the Geological Survey of the state of Iowa 1(2):473-724

Belongs to Floweria according to G. A. Cooper and J. T. Dutro 1982

See also Fenton and Fenton 1924, Hall 1858, Hall and Clarke 1892 and Stainbrook 1945

Sister taxa: Floweria anomala, Floweria arctostriata, Floweria becraftensis, Floweria bellulus, Floweria chemungensis, Floweria cornucopia, Floweria crassa, Floweria deformis, Floweria iowensis, Floweria lirella, Floweria magnacicatrix, Floweria pandora, Floweria perversa, Floweria pseudoelegans, Floweria transversalis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of United States (10: Arizona, Iowa collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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