Archinacella deformata Hall 1847 (mollusk)

Tergomya - Archinacellida - Archinacellidae

Alternative combinations: Metoptoma deformis, Orbicula deformata

Full reference: J. Hall. 1847. Containing descriptions of the organic remains of the lower division of the New York system (equivalent of the Lower Silurian rocks of Europe). Paleontology of New York 1:1-338

Belongs to Archinacella according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Hall 1847, Logan et al. 1863 and Raymond 1908

Sister taxa: Archinacella alta, Archinacella approximans, Archinacella arca, Archinacella beloitensis, Archinacella cingulata, Archinacella clochensis, Archinacella davisi, Archinacella deleta, Archinacella depressa, Archinacella elevata, Archinacella estella, Archinacella explanata, Archinacella indianensis, Archinacella instabilis, Archinacella kagawongensis, Archinacella laevis, Archinacella magna, Archinacella melissa, Archinacella norwegica, Archinacella parva, Archinacella patelliformis, Archinacella perovalis, Archinacella pileolum, Archinacella powersi, Archinacella prendergasti, Archinacella proprius, Archinacella pulaskiensis, Archinacella rostrata, Archinacella rotunda, Archinacella rugatina, Archinacella semicarinata, Archinacella simplex, Archinacella simulatrix, Archinacella stoermeri, Archinacella subcarinata, Archinacella subglobosa, Archinacella subrotunda, Archinacella trentonensis, Archinacella valida, Archinacella wanwanensis

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (1: Quebec collection)

• Chazy of United States (9: New York)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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