Dactylogonia obsoleta Butts 1926 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophomenidae

Alternative combination: Rafinesquina obsoleta

Full reference: C. Butts. 1926. The Paleozoic rocks. Geological Survey Alabama, Special Report 14:41-230

Belongs to Dactylogonia according to G. A. Cooper 1956

See also Butts 1926

Sister taxa: Dactylogonia costellata, Dactylogonia geniculata, Dactylogonia homostriata, Dactylogonia incrassata, Dactylogonia multicorrugata, Dactylogonia palustris, Dactylogonia semiglobosina, Dactylogonia vespertina, Cyphomena (Cyphomenoidea), Blyskavomena blyskavensis

Type specimen: USNM 71505

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (14: Virginia collections)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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