Onniella jonesi Davidson 1883 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Dalmanellidae

Alternative combinations: Dalmanella jonesi, Orthis jonesi

Synonyms: Dalmanella sambrensis Sheehan 1987, Onniella sambrensis Sheehan 1987

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

See also Cocks 1978

Sister taxa: Onniella acuta, Onniella bancrofti, Onniella broeggeri, Onniella kalvoya, Onniella longa, Onniella navis, Onniella ostentata, Onniella pashkevichiusi, Onniella perplexa, Onniella plicata, Onniella quadrata, Onniella rava, Onniella sturensis, Onniella tricapitata, Onniella trigona, Onniella tyersensis, Onniella yichangensis

Type specimens:

  • Onniella jonesi: B 5653, a valve (external mould of dorsal valve). Its type locality is Paper Mills, Haverfordwest, which is in a Rawtheyan marine mudstone in the Slade and Redhill Mudstone Formation of the United Kingdom.
  • Onniella sambrensis: Its type locality is 74B10, which is in a Rawtheyan deep-water shale in the Fosses Formation of Belgium.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of the United Kingdom (14 collections)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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