Original description of Xenophora lindae Petuch & Drolshagen, 2010:
- "Shell small for genus, trochoidal, with flattened margins; spire flattened, broadly scalariform; dorsum ornamented with regularly spaced attached shells, with holotype having preferred Astarte and Cyclocardia shells; areas between attached shells with rough, slightly pebbled texture, often with low riblike crenulations; base of shell flattened, smooth, ornamented with numerous very faint, slightly incised spiral threads; aperture compressed, slit-like."
Locus typicus: Plum Point, Calvert County, Maryland, USA
Stratum typicum: Shattuck Zone 10 of the Plum Point Member, Calvert Formation, Langhian, Miocene
- Petuch & Drolshagen (2010) - Molluscan paleontology of the Chesapeake Miocene