†family Gonambonitidae Schuchert and Cooper 1931 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Billingsellida - Gonambonitidae

Parent taxon: Clitambonitoidea according to M. Zuykov and L. Hints 2002

See also Bruton et al. 1984, Rubel 1963 and Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Arctohedridae, Clitambonitidae

Subtaxa: Anchigonites Atelelasmoidea Estlandia Gonambonites Gonambonitinae Jaanussonites Kullervo Oslogonites Progonambonitinae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Belgium (7 collections), Canada (4: Newfoundland, Quebec), China (7), Estonia (34), Haiti (1), Ireland (4), Latvia (1), Lithuania (1), Norway (5), the Russian Federation (70), Sweden (2), the United Kingdom (22), United States (1: Virginia)

• Chazy of United States (1: Alabama)

• Arenig of China (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 163 collections including 180 occurrences

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