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Leptaena boyaca Caster 1939 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 309965

Full reference: K. E. Caster. 1939. A Devonian fauna from Colombia. Bulletins of American Paleontology 24(83):1-218

Belongs to Leptaena according to K. E. Caster 1939

Sister taxa: Leptaena (Leptaena), Leptaena (Septomena), Leptaena (Ygdrasilomena), Leptaena acuticuspidata, Leptaena aequalis, Leptaena alliku, Leptaena amelia, Leptaena analogaeformis, Leptaena arberae, Leptaena argentina, Leptaena borghiana, Leptaena contermina, Leptaena convexa, Leptaena cooperi, Leptaena croma, Leptaena cryptoides, Leptaena dejecta, Leptaena delicata, Leptaena electra, Leptaena gibbosa, Leptaena holcrofti, Leptaena indigena, Leptaena kentuckiana, Leptaena lappa, Leptaena lappina, Leptaena lemniscata, Leptaena limbifera, Leptaena moniquensis, Leptaena nanaformis, Leptaena nassichuki, Leptaena odeon, Leptaena oklahomensis, Leptaena orhor, Leptaena parvirugata, Leptaena parvissima, Leptaena poulseni, Leptaena praequalis, Leptaena provellerosa, Leptaena purpurea, Leptaena quadrata, Leptaena quadrilatera, Leptaena rara, Leptaena rhomboidalis, Leptaena richmondensis, Leptaena rugaurita, Leptaena rugosoides, Leptaena salopiensis, Leptaena semiradiata, Leptaena sperion, Leptaena tenuissimestriata, Leptaena valida, Leptaena veldrensis, Leptaena vellerosa, Leptaena ventricosa, Leptaena ventricosa, Leptaena zeta, Leptaena ziegleri, Leptaenopoma trifidium, Orhoria lappina, Orhoria lappa

Type specimen: Its type locality is Floresta Series Fauna, which is in an Emsian/Eifelian marine shale in Colombia

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder