Rhipidomena tenuitesta Willard 1928 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophomenidae

Alternative combination: Strophomena tenuitesta

Full reference: B. Willard. 1928. The brachiopods of the Ottosee and Holston formations of Tennessee and Virginia. Bulletin of the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology 68:255-292

Belongs to Rhipidomena according to G. A. Cooper 1956

See also Willard 1928

Sister taxa: Rhipidomena fillocostellata, Rhipidomena mesleri, Rhipidomena subparallela, Rhipidomena tennesseensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of United States (8: Tennessee, Virginia collections)

• Whiterockian of United States (1: Virginia)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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