Leptaena borghiana Mergl and Massa 1992 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae

Full reference: M. Mergl and D. Massa. 1992. Devonian and Lower Carboniferous brachiopods and bivalves from western Libya. Biostratigraphie du Paleozoique 12:1-115

Belongs to Leptaena according to M. Mergl and D. Massa 1992

Sister taxa: Leptaena (Leptaena), Leptaena (Septomena), Leptaena (Ygdrasilomena), Leptaena acuticuspidata, Leptaena aequalis, Leptaena alliku, Leptaena amelia, Leptaena analogaeformis, Leptaena arberae, Leptaena argentina, Leptaena boyaca, Leptaena contermina, Leptaena convexa, Leptaena cooperi, Leptaena croma, Leptaena cryptoides, Leptaena dejecta, Leptaena delicata, Leptaena electra, 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 poulseni, Leptaena praequalis, Leptaena provellerosa, Leptaena purpurea, Leptaena quadrata, Leptaena quadrilatera, Leptaena rara, Leptaena rhomboidalis, Leptaena richmondensis, Leptaena rugaurita, 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, Orhoria lappina, Orhoria lappa

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Libya (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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