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Hesperomena canadensis Norford and Ross 1978 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Hesperomenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 276076

Full reference: B. S. Norford and R. J. Ross. 1978. New species of brachiopods and trilobites from the Middle Ordovician (Whiterock) of southeastern British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 267:1-11

Belongs to Hesperomena according to B. S. Norford and R. J. Ross 1978

Sister taxon: Hesperomena leptellinoidea

Type specimen: GSC 42596, a shell (brachial). Its type locality is GSC 64561. North White River Section, which is in a Darriwilian carbonate limestone/chert in the Skoki Formation of British Columbia.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder