Diambonia discuneata Lamont 1935 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Leptestiidae

Alternative combination: Leangella discuneata

Full reference: A. Lamont. 1935. The Drummuck Group, Girvan; a stratigraphic revision, with description of new fossils from the lower part of the group. Transactions of the Geological Society of Glasgow 19(2):288-334

Belongs to Diambonia according to C. M. O. Rasmussen et al. 2012

See also Candela and Harper 2014, Lamont 1935, Mitchell 1977 and Williams 1962

Sister taxa: Leangella (Leangella), Leangella cylindrica, Leangella scissa, Leangella triangularis, Opikella tvaerensis

Type specimen: H.M.L 1982, a shell

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of the United Kingdom (7 collections), United States (2: Alaska)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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