ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Botsfordia caelata Hall 1847 (lamp shell)

Lingulata - Lingulida - Botsfordiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 117839

Alternative combination: Orbicula caelata

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 Botsfordia according to C. B. Skovsted and L.E. Holmer 2005

Sister taxon: Botsfordia minuta

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder