Skenidioides operosa Johnson et al. 1976 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Protorthida - Skenidiidae

Belongs to Skenidioides according to Johnson et al. 1976

Sister taxa: Skenidioides acutum, Skenidioides asteroidea, Skenidioides billingsi, Skenidioides costatus, Skenidioides craigensis, Skenidioides elongatus, Skenidioides greenhoughi, Skenidioides hymiri, Skenidioides kayseri, Skenidioides lewisii, Skenidioides multifarius, Skenidioides paucicostatus, Skenidioides petrasi, Skenidioides scoliodus, Skenidioides woodlandiensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (15: Northwest Territories, Nunavut collections)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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