Onychoplecia longirostris Billings 1859 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Triplesiidae

Alternative combination: Camerella longirostris

Belongs to Onychoplecia according to G. A. Cooper 1956

See also Raymond 1911

Sister taxa: Onychoplecia gracilis, Onychoplecia kindlei, Onychoplecia longirostra, Onychoplecia matutina, Onychoplecia obesa, Onychoplecia schmidti, Onychoplecia tenuis

Type specimen: G.S.C1039, a valve (brachial valve).

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Chazy of United States (37: New York collections)

Total: 37 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.