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Collemataria americana Girty 1909 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Lyttoniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 125403

Alternative combination: Leptodus americanus

Full reference: G. H. Girty. 1909. The Guadalupian fauna. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 58:1-651

Belongs to Collemataria according to G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant 1974

Sister taxa: Collemataria batilliformis, Collemataria elongata, Collemataria gregaria, Collemataria irregularis, Collemataria marshalli, Collemataria platys, Collemataria spatulata, Collemataria venezuelensis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve 38.7 x 34.8