Skenidioides

The figure below shows the distribution of samples containing the brachiopod Skenidioides.

[ Skenidiodes distribution ]

Skenidioides is an uncommon orthid brachiopod in the MRV strata.

[ Skenidiodes ]

Skenidioides Schuchert & Cooper, 1931 [*S. billingsei]
Like Skenidium but with cardinal process commonly differentiated into shaft and compressed myophore and continuous with median septum; plates lateral to brachiophores, narrow, entirely and deeply concave to form sockets.
L. Ord. - U. Sil., cosmopolitan.
Family Skenididiidae Kozlowski, 1929
Subpyrimidal, with open delthyrium and chilidium; ventral muscle field contained in free or supported spondylium; brachiophores long, slender, commonly with bases convergent on high median septum and united laterally to socket plates or to hinge plates containing sockets; cardinal process simple or differentiated into shaft and crenulated myophore; dorsal adductor field shield-shaped, impressed on either side of septum; mantle canal systems rarely preserved.
L. Ord. - U. Dev.
Order Orthida Schuchert & Cooper, 1932

Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, H327.