†family Spinocyrtiidae Ivanova 1959 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Spinocyrtiidae

Parent taxon: Cyrtospiriferoidea according to A. Williams et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Conispiriferidae, Cyrtospiriferidae

Subtaxa: Acutoria Alatiformia Carpinaria Duryeella Eosyringothyris Mediospirifer Orthospirifer Platyrachella Spinocyrtia Subcuspidella

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Type: Spinocyrtia

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Osagean of Canada (1: Northwest Territories collection)

• Carboniferous of Canada (5: Alberta, Northwest Territories, Yukon), United States (2: Indiana)

• Devonian to Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (1)

• Devonian of Afghanistan (6), Belgium (2), Canada (4: Ontario), China (5), Colombia (1), France (6), Germany (13), Libya (7), Mauritania (1), Myanmar (2), Spain (17), the United Kingdom (4), United States (506: Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin), Venezuela (7)

• Silurian of Canada (1: Nunavut)

Total: 591 collections including 695 occurrences

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