Dactylogonia incrassata Hall 1847 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophomenidae

Alternative combinations: Leptaena incrassata, Rafinesquina incrassata

Full reference: J. Hall. 1847. Containing descriptions of the organic remains of the lower division of the New York system (equivalent of the Lower Silurian rocks of Europe). Paleontology of New York 1:1-338

Belongs to Dactylogonia according to G. A. Cooper 1956

See also Raymond 1911 and Schuchert 1897

Sister taxa: Dactylogonia alternata, Dactylogonia blyskavensis, Dactylogonia costellata, Dactylogonia geniculata, Dactylogonia homostriata, Dactylogonia multicorrugata, Dactylogonia obsoleta, Dactylogonia palustris, Dactylogonia semiglobosina, Dactylogonia vespertina, Cyphomena (Cyphomenoidea)

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (4: Tennessee, Vermont collections)

• Chazy of Canada (3: Ontario, Quebec), United States (24: New York)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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