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Oepikina Salmon 1942 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophomenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 27699

Synonym: Oepikinella (taxon 27700)

Full reference: E. S. Salmon. 1942. Mohawkian Rafinesquinae. Journal of Paleontology 16(5):564-603

Parent taxon: Furcitellinae according to K. G. Jakobsen et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Bajanhongorella, Bekkerina, Bellimurina, Biparetis, Crassoseptaria, Dactylogonia, Dzhebaglina, Furcitella, Geniculina, Geniculomena, Haljalanites, Karomena, Katastrophomena, Kirkina, Kukrusena, Laevicyphomena, Luhaia, Maakina, Mansina, Molongcola, Murinella, Oslomena, Panderites, Pentlandina, Quondongia, Sakunites, Tallinnites, Teratelasmella, Titanomena, Transridgeia, Trigrammaria

Subtaxa: none

Type: Oepikina septata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder