Leioclema Ulrich 1882 (bryozoan)

Stenolaemata - Trepostomata

Alternative spelling: Lioclema

Synonym: Thallostigma Hall 1883

Parent taxon: Trepostomata according to R. S. Boardman 1960

See also Bassler 1911, Bock 2006, Sepkoski 2002, Sharkova 1981 and Wyse Jackson 1996

Sister taxa: Amplexoporidae, Atactotoechidae, Batostomellidae, Calacanthopora, Dyoidophragma, Halloporidae, Halloporina, Heterotrypidae, Loxophragma, Monticuliporidae, Polycylindricus, Ralfimartitidae, Stereotoechus, Trachytoechus, Trematoporidae

Subtaxa: Leioclema confertiporum Leioclema decipiens Leioclema dozierense Leioclema elasmaticum Leioclema indentata Leioclema micropora Leioclema muratae Leioclema nonakae Leioclema problema Leioclema shumardi Lioclema pushmatahensis Lioclema spineum Lioclema vetustum Thallostigma confertipora

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Japan (3 collections)

• Permian of China (1), Japan (2), United States (22: Alaska, California, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Carboniferous of Antarctica (1), Canada (1: Alberta), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (5: Oklahoma, Texas)

• Mississippian of United States (1: Alaska)

• Devonian of Belarus (2), China (3), the Czech Republic (3), Germany (9), Mongolia (1), Morocco (4), New Zealand (4), Poland (1), Spain (12), Ukraine (2), United States (21: Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Ohio), Western Sahara (1)

• Silurian of Belarus (5), Canada (1: Ontario), China (1), Mongolia (3), the Russian Federation (3), the United Kingdom (20), United States (6: New York)

• Niagaran of United States (1: New York)

• Ordovician of China (1), Estonia (4), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 150 collections including 171 occurrences

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