Longvillia norvegica Spjeldnaes 1957 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophomenidae

Alternative combination: Strophomena norvegica

Full reference: N. Spjeldnaes. 1957. The Middle Ordovician of the Oslo Region, Norway. 8. Brachiopods of the Suborder Strophomenida. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 37(1):1-214

Belongs to Longvillia according to Y. Candela and D. A. T. Harper 2014

See also Spjeldnaes 1957

Sister taxa: Longvillia asmusi, Longvillia deficiens, Longvillia grandis, Longvillia lanx, Longvillia mediterranea

Subtaxa: Strophomena norvegica lata

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Type specimen: PMO 7117. Its type locality is Bratterud, Lower Chasmops Shale, which is in a Haljala/Keila marine shale in the Arnestad Formation of Norway.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of Norway (3 collections), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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