†family Chilidiopsidae Boucot 1959 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Chilidiopsidae

Alternative spelling: Chilidiopsididae

Parent taxon: Chilidiopsoidea according to L. Hints and D. A. T. Harper 2015

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Isaacson et al. 1976, Musteikis and Cocks 2004, Rubel 2011 and Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Areostrophiidae, Eocramatiidae

Subtaxa: Chilidiopsinae Fardenia Gacellinae Saughina Valdaria Xystostrophia

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian to Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Devonian of Afghanistan (2), Algeria (1), Argentina (1), Australia (10), Belarus (2), Canada (45: Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Yukon), the Czech Republic (8), France (22), Germany (11), Libya (1), Mongolia (1), Myanmar (2), New Zealand (3), Spain (5), Ukraine (5), United States (14: Nevada, New York)

• Silurian of Argentina (3), Australia (9), Belarus (3), Canada (135: Manitoba, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Yukon, Yukon Territory), China (19), the Czech Republic (8), Estonia (49), Iran (1), Ireland (1), Kazakhstan (2), Latvia (2), Lithuania (19), Mexico (6), Norway (11), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (18), Spain (1), Sweden (27), Ukraine (8), the United Kingdom (64), United States (93: Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin), Venezuela (3)

• Ordovician of Argentina (1), Belgium (2), Canada (41: Quebec, Québec), China (18), the Czech Republic (4), Estonia (4), Kazakhstan (8), Latvia (2), Lithuania (1), Myanmar (1), Norway (3), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (11), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (12), United States (3: Missouri)

• Llandeilo of the United Kingdom (3)

• Whiterockian of United States (1: Nevada)

Total: 734 collections including 769 occurrences

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