Dactylogonia homostriata Butts 1941 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophomenidae

Alternative combinations: Cyphomena homostriata, Leptaena homostriata

Full reference: C. Butts. 1941. Geology of the Appalachian Valley in Virginia. Part II ' Fossil plates and explanations. Virginia Geological Survey Bulletin 52:1-271

Belongs to Dactylogonia according to Y. Candela and D. A. T. Harper 2014

See also Butts 1941, Cooper 1956 and Williams 1962

Sister taxa: Dactylogonia alternata, Dactylogonia blyskavensis, Dactylogonia costellata, Dactylogonia geniculata, Dactylogonia incrassata, Dactylogonia multicorrugata, Dactylogonia obsoleta, Dactylogonia palustris, Dactylogonia semiglobosina, Dactylogonia vespertina, Cyphomena (Cyphomenoidea)

Subtaxa: Cyphomena homostriata indicissa Dactylogonia homostriata indiscissa

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Type specimen: USNM 97545, a shell

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of the United Kingdom (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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