Strophomena (Strophodonta) Hall 1852 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophodontidae

Alternative spellings: Stropheodonta, Strophodonta

Synonym: Cymbistropheodonta Harper and Boucot 1978

Full reference: J. Hall. 1852. Containing descriptions of the organic remains of the lower middle division of the New York system. Paleontology of New York 2:1-362

Parent taxon: Strophodontidae according to C. R. Congreve et al. 2015

See also Boucot 1960, Hall 1852, Hall 1857, Hoel 2011, Sepkoski 2002 and Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Arbizustrophia, Boucotstrophia, Dictyostrophia, Fascistropheodonta, Galateastrophia, Gorgostrophia, Khangaestrophia, Leptodonta, Lissostrophia, Megastrophia, Minutostropheodonta, Neumanella, Papillostrophia, Parapholidostrophia, Pholidostrophia, Pterostrophia, Strophonelloides, Trilobostrophia

Subtaxa: Stropheodonta (Stropheodonta) Stropheodonta asella Stropheodonta concava Stropheodonta filicosta Stropheodonta magnacosta Strophodonta (Asturistrophia) Strophodonta (Strophodonta) Strophodonta corrugata Strophodonta umbonata Strophodonta variabilis

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Type: Strophomena demissa

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Carboniferous of United States (1: Indiana collection)

• Devonian of Australia (4), Belgium (7), Brazil (1), Canada (37: Alberta, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Mackenzie, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Yukon Territory), Colombia (15), Germany (3), Italy (1), Libya (2), New Zealand (2), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (11), South Africa (4), Spain (3), Turkey (1), Ukraine (1), United States (233: Alaska, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Wisconsin), Vietnam (9)

• Silurian of Australia (1), Morocco (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (6), Sweden (5), United States (63: Indiana, Maryland, New York)

• Ordovician of Lithuania (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 416 collections including 555 occurrences

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