Fardenia gwaliae Cocks 2014 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Chilidiopsidae

Full reference: L. R. M. Cocks. 2014. The Late Ordovician brachiopods of southern Pembrokeshire and adjacent south-western Wales. Special Papers in Palaeontology 91:1-89

Belongs to Fardenia according to L. R. M. Cocks 2014

Sister taxa: Fardenia (Coolinia), Fardenia (Fardenia), Fardenia comes, Fardenia filistriata, Fardenia flabellata, Fardenia modica, Fardenia oblectator, Fardenia scalena, Fardenia transversalis

Type specimen: BC 59398, a valve (dorsal valve internal mould). Its type locality is Old quarry by roadside at Prendergast Hill, which is in a Rawtheyan marine mudstone in the Slade and Redhill Mudstone Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of the United Kingdom (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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