Rhipidomena subparallela Cooper 1956 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophomenidae

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1956. Chazyan and related brachiopods. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 127:1-1245

Belongs to Rhipidomena according to G. A. Cooper 1956

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

Type specimen: USNM 117679, a valve. Its type locality is Road cut and quarry on U. S. Highway 25W, 4.7 miles south of Clinton, which is in a Chazyan shallow subtidal limestone in the Elway Formation of Virginia.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of United States (2: Virginia collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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