Rostricellula minnesotensis Sardeson 1892 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae

Alternative combinations: Rhynchonella minnesotensis, Rhynchotrema minnesotense

Full reference: F.W. Sardeson. 1892. Fossils in the St. Peter sandstone. Minnesota Academy of Natural Science Bulletin 3:319-326

Belongs to Rostricellula according to G. A. Cooper 1956

See also Hume 1925 and Sardeson 1892

Sister taxa: Rostricellula ardmillanensis, Rostricellula lapworthi, Rostricellula major, Rostricellula marciali, Rostricellula minuta, Rostricellula nobilis, Rostricellula orientalis, Rostricellula plena, Rostricellula pristina, Rostricellula rostrata, Rostricellula simulata, Rostricellula subtilicostata, Rostricellula transversa

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (5: Ontario collections), United States (15: Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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