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Strophomena (Strophodonta) Hall 1852 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 311228

Alternative spellings: Stropheodonta, Strophodonta

Synonym: Cymbistropheodonta (taxon 27267)

Full reference: J. Hall. 1852. Containing descriptions of the organic remains of the lower middle division of the New York system. Paleontology of New York 2:1-362

Parent taxon: Strophodontidae according to O. A. Hoel 2011

Sister taxa: Arbizustrophia, Boucotstrophia, Dictyostrophia, Fascistropheodonta, Galateastrophia, Gorgostrophia, Khangaestrophia, Leptodonta, Lissostrophia, Megastrophia, Minutostropheodonta, Neumanella, Papillostrophia, Parapholidostrophia, Pholidostrophia, Pterostrophia, Strophonelloides, Trilobostrophia

Subtaxa: Stropheodonta (Stropheodonta), Stropheodonta asella, Stropheodonta filicosta, Stropheodonta magnacosta, Strophodonta (Asturistrophia), Strophodonta (Strophodonta), Strophodonta corrugata, Strophodonta umbonata, Strophodonta variabilis

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Type: Strophomena demissa

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder