Salopina lunata Sowerby 1839 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Draboviidae

Alternative combinations: Mimella rotunda, Orthis lunata

Belongs to Salopina according to M. Rubel 2011

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Jin and Chatterton 1997 and Mitchell 1977

Sister taxa: Salopina brandi, Salopina conservatrix, Salopina delta, Salopina ordovicica, Salopina pumila, Salopina sanjuanensis, Salopina submedia, Salopina tubulata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of Poland (1 collection)

• Silurian to Devonian of Morocco (3)

• Silurian of Morocco (1), Poland (1), Ukraine (3), the United Kingdom (39)

• Ordovician of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 49 collections each including a single occurrence

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