†order Amphiporida Rukhin 1938 (sponge)

Stromatoporoidea - Amphiporida

Parent taxon: Stromatoporoidea according to C. W. Stearn et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Actinostromatida, Aculatostroma, Amnestostroma, Andenipora, Aulaceridae, Auroria, Clathrodictyida, Clavidictyon, Columna, Diparistomaria, Diplostroma, Drosdoria, Ecclimadictyidae, Edelsteinia, Faciledictyon, Flexiostroma, Forolina, Hexastylostroma, Imponodictyon, Khasaktia, Labechiida, Lamellopora, Lecomptella, Maldeotaina, Mixtusdictyon, Nuratadictyon, Paramphipora, Perplexostroma, Petroidistroma, Plumatalina, Praeidiostroma, Pseudoactinostroma, Pseudostromatoporella, Rackovskia, Sergaelites, Shirdagopora, Stromatodictyon, Stromatoporellida, Stromatoporida, Synthetostroma, Syringostromatida, Trigonostroma, Vicinustachyodes, Vittia, Zeravshanella

Subtaxa: Amphiporidae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-photosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Devonian of Afghanistan (6 collections), Australia (12), Austria (3), Belgium (4), Canada (37: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut), China (6), the Czech Republic (50), France (2), Germany (22), Italy (3), Mongolia (2), Morocco (5), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (10), Spain (1), Tajikistan (9), Thailand (4), the United Kingdom (1), United States (50: Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, Iowa, Nevada, North Dakota), Uzbekistan (2), Vietnam (15), Western Sahara (1)

• Silurian to Devonian of Tajikistan (1)

• Silurian of China (1), the Russian Federation (11), Tajikistan (1), Ukraine (2), United States (5: Alaska, Indiana)

Total: 268 collections including 403 occurrences

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