Resserella elegantula Dalman 1828 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Dalmanellidae

Alternative combination: Orthis elegantula

Belongs to Resserella according to M. Rubel 2011

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974

Sister taxa: Resserella basalis, Resserella canalis, Resserella impensa, Resserella matutina, Resserella pirguensis, Resserella praeclara, Resserella sabrinae

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of Morocco (1 collection)

• Silurian of Canada (1: Ontario), Estonia (4), Lithuania (2), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (6), United States (22: Indiana, New York, Tennessee)

Total: 37 collections each including a single occurrence

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