Pentamerus oblongus de Sowerby 1839 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Pentameridae

Belongs to Pentamerus according to J. Jin and P. Copper 2000

See also de Sowerby and Murchison 1839

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

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of Canada (14: Quebec, Québec collections), China (1), Estonia (23), Latvia (1), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (8), United States (31: Georgia, Iowa, New York, Wisconsin)

Total: 79 collections each including a single occurrence

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