Euchasma blumenbachi Billings 1859 (mollusk)

Rostroconchia - Conocardiida - Eopteriidae

Alternative combinations: Conocardium blumenbachium, Euchasma blumenbachia, Euchasma blumenbachii

Full reference: E. Billings. 1859. Fossils of the Calciferous Sandrock, including those of a deposit of white limestone at Mingan, supposed to belong to the formation. The Canadian Naturalist and Geologist 4:345-367

Belongs to Euchasma according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Billings 1859, Billings 1865, Boyce et al. 2000, Kobayashi 1933, Logan et al. 1863, Pojeta and Runnegar 1976, Rohr et al. 2008, Twenhofel 1938 and Wagner 1997

Sister taxa: Euchasma caseyi, Euchasma colliveri, Euchasma eopteriformis, Euchasma jonesi, Euchasma multistriata, Euchasma mytiliforme, Euchasma swarkoi

Type specimen: GSC 445, a shell

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of Canada (1: Newfoundland collection), the United Kingdom (3)

• Cassinian of Canada (11: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec), United States (2: Virginia)

• Jeffersonian of Canada (2: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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