Pentamerus (Barrandella) Hall and Clarke 1892 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Pentameridae

Alternative spelling: Barrandella

Full reference: J. Hall and J. M. Clarke. 1892. An introduction to the study of the genera of Paleozoic Brachiopoda. Natural History of New York, New York State Geological Survey 8:1-367

Parent taxon: Pentamerus according to F. R. C. Reed 1917

Sister taxa: Pentamerus (Supertrilobus), Pentamerus asiaticus, Pentamerus gothlandicus, Pentamerus oblongus, Pentamerus palaformis

Subtaxa: Barrandella kindlei

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (2: Quebec collections), United States (2: California, Indiana)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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