Plectambonites sericeus Sowerby 1839 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Plectambonitidae

Belongs to Plectambonites according to Sowerby 1839

Sister taxa: Plectambonites aranea, Plectambonites etheridgei, Plectambonites planissimus, Plectambonites plicatella, Plectambonites plicatellus, Plectambonites praeteritus, Plectambonites quinquecostata, Plectambonites radiata, Plectambonites radiatus, Plectambonites rugosa, Plectambonites uncinata, Plectambonites youngiana

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of Canada (24: Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec collections), United States (4: Michigan, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee)

Total: 28 collections each including a single occurrence

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