Leptaena rhomboidalis Wahlenberg 1818 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae

Belongs to Leptaena according to O. A. Hoel 2014

Sister taxa: Leptaena (Leptaena), Leptaena (Ygdrasilomena), Leptaena acuticuspidata, Leptaena aequalis, Leptaena alliku, Leptaena amelia, Leptaena analogaeformis, Leptaena arberae, Leptaena argentina, Leptaena borghiana, Leptaena boyaca, Leptaena contermina, Leptaena convexa, Leptaena cooperi, Leptaena croma, Leptaena cryptoides, Leptaena dejecta, Leptaena delicata, Leptaena electra, Leptaena ennessbe, Leptaena gibbosa, Leptaena holcrofti, Leptaena indigena, Leptaena kentuckiana, Leptaena lappa, Leptaena lappina, Leptaena lemniscata, Leptaena limbifera, Leptaena moniquensis, Leptaena nanaformis, Leptaena nassichuki, Leptaena odeon, Leptaena oklahomensis, Leptaena orhor, Leptaena parvirugata, Leptaena parvissima, Leptaena paucirugata, Leptaena poulseni, Leptaena praequalis, Leptaena provellerosa, Leptaena purpurea, Leptaena quadrata, Leptaena quadrilatera, Leptaena rara, Leptaena richmondensis, Leptaena rugaurita, Leptaena rugosa, Leptaena rugosoides, Leptaena salopiensis, Leptaena semiradiata, Leptaena sperion, Leptaena tenuissimestriata, Leptaena valida, Leptaena veldrensis, Leptaena vellerosa, Leptaena ventricosa, Leptaena ventricosa, Leptaena zeta, Leptaena ziegleri, Leptaenopoma trifidium, Kurnamena spumifera, Kurnamena acuta, Kurnamena palmrei, Kurnamena rugosoides, Kurnamena taxilla, Kurnamena laterorugata, Similoleptaena tarwanpensis, Similoleptaena undosa, Similoleptaena crassorugata, Similoleptaena pertenuis, Similoleptaena planitia, Similoleptaena friedrichi, Similoleptaena ingrica, Orhoria lappina, Orhoria lappa

Type specimen: BU 878

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of China (4 collections), Germany (1), Italy (2), United States (49: New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee), Vietnam (2)

• Silurian of Afghanistan (1), Belarus (2), Bolivia (1), Canada (22: Ontario, Quebec, Québec), China (1), Greenland (2), Mexico (6), Mongolia (2), the Russian Federation (3), Sweden (33), the United Kingdom (10), United States (109: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, New York, Tennessee, West Virginia, Wisconsin)

• Niagaran of Canada (3: Québec)

Total: 253 collections including 254 occurrences

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