Mimella vulgaris Raymond 1911 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Plectorthidae

Alternative combination: Hebertella vulgaris

Full reference: P. E. Raymond. 1911. The Brachiopoda and Ostracoda of the Chazyan. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 7:215-259

Belongs to Mimella according to G. A. Cooper 1956

See also Raymond 1911

Sister taxa: Mimella borealis, Mimella globosa, Mimella globularis, Mimella imperator, Mimella nucleoidea, Mimella zhejiangensis

Type specimen: Carnegie Mus5512, a shell.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (5: Virginia collections)

• Chazy of Canada (1: Quebec), United States (37: New York)

Total: 43 collections each including a single occurrence

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