Rafinesquina trentonensis Hall 1847 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae

Alternative combination: Leptaena trentonensis

Full reference: J. Hall. 1847. Containing descriptions of the organic remains of the lower division of the New York system (equivalent of the Lower Silurian rocks of Europe). Paleontology of New York 1:1-338

Belongs to Rafinesquina according to G. A. Cooper 1956

See also Hall 1847 and Salmon 1942

Sister taxa: Rafinesquina (Playfairia), Rafinesquina (Rafinesquina), Rafinesquina alternata, Rafinesquina declivis, Rafinesquina delicata, Rafinesquina deltoidea, Rafinesquina insidiosa, Rafinesquina jeffersonensis, Rafinesquina latisculptilis, Rafinesquina lignani, Rafinesquina mesicosta, Rafinesquina mucronata, Rafinesquina nasuta, Rafinesquina percensis, Rafinesquina planulata, Rafinesquina ponderosa, Rafinesquina pseudoloricata, Rafinesquina relicua, Rafinesquina stropheodontoides, Rafinesquina ultrix, Rafinesquina urbicola

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of Canada (18: Ontario, Quebec collections), United States (34: Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, New York)

Total: 52 collections each including a single occurrence

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