Longvillia grandis de Sowerby and Murchison 1839 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophomenidae

Alternative combinations: Campylorthis grandis, Chonostrophia grandis, Orthis grandis, Strophomena grandis

Full reference: J. C. de Sowerby and R. I. Murchison. 1839. The Silurian System. Part 2. Organic Remains. The Silurian System 2:579-768

Belongs to Longvillia according to J. Colmenar et al. 2013

See also Cocks 2010, de Sowerby and Murchison 1839, Mitchell 1977, Rõõmusoks 2004, Williams 1963 and Williams and Breger 1916

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

Type specimen: Peter Redpath Museum Spec., a valve (ventral valve internal mould)

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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