Dicoelosia biloba Linnaeus 1758 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Dicoelosiidae

Alternative combination: Anomia biloba

Belongs to Dicoelosia according to J. Jin and B. D. E. Chatterton 1997

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Mitchell 1977 and Wright 1968

Sister taxa: Dicaelosia oklahomenesis, Dicoelosia alticavata, Dicoelosia anticipata, Dicoelosia baltica, Dicoelosia cathaysiensis, Dicoelosia diversifrons, Dicoelosia indenta, Dicoelosia inghami, Dicoelosia jonesridgensis, Dicoelosia lata, Dicoelosia osloensis, Dicoelosia paralata, Dicoelosia parvifrons, Dicoelosia simulata, Dicoelosia transversa, Dicoelosia varica, Dicoelosia verneuiliana

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of the Russian Federation (4 collections)

• Clinton of Canada (1: British Columbia)

• Silurian of Belarus (1), Canada (2: Québec), the Czech Republic (3), Estonia (12), Lithuania (30), Sweden (9), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (6), United States (25: Nevada, New York, Wisconsin)

Total: 94 collections each including a single occurrence

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