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Coolinia pecten Linnaeus 1758 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Chilidiopsidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 298766

Alternative combinations: Anomia pecten, Chilidiopsis pecten, Fardenia (Schuchertella) pecten, Fardenia pecten, Schuchertella pecten

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Coolinia according to M. Rubel 2011

Sister taxa: Coolinia applanata, Coolinia convexa, Coolinia gamachiana, Coolinia gracilis, Fardenia (Coolinia) dalmani

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 13.5 x 20.4