Conotreta Walcott 1889 (lamp shell)

Lingulata - Acrotretida - Acrotretidae

Parent taxon: Acrotretidae according to J. Hansen and L. E. Holmer 2011

See also Holmer 1986, Holmer 1989, Popov 2000, Popov et al. 2002, Sepkoski 2002 and Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Acrotreta, Acrotretinae, Amictocracens, Anabolotreta, Anelotreta, Angulotreta, Aphelotreta, Apsotreta, Araktina, Biernatinae, Brachaktassia, Canthylotreta, Cyrtonotreta, Dactylotreta, Dicondylotreta, Ditreta, Eohadrotreta, Eurytreta, Fascicoma, Genetreta, Hansotreta, Hisingerella, Homotreta, Iberotreta, Kostjubella, Kotylotreta, Kuangshanotreta, Lensotreta, Linnarssonella, Linnarssonia, Linnarssoniinae, Longipegma, Neotreta, Olentotreta, Opisthotreta, Ottenbyella, Physotreta, Picnotreta, Prototreta, Quadrisonia, Rhondellina, Satpakella, Scaphelasmatinae, Semitreta, Spondylotreta, Stilpnotreta, Tapuritreta, Torynelasmatinae, Treptotreta, Vandalotreta

Subtaxa: Conotreta apicalis Conotreta chernovi Conotreta conoidea Conotreta convexa Conotreta cuspidata Conotreta davidsoni Conotreta lepton Conotreta mica Conotreta millardensis Conotreta orbicularis Conotreta plana Conotreta rusti Conotreta siljanensis

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Type: Conotreta rusti

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Australia (4 collections), Canada (1: Quebec), China (2), the Czech Republic (5), Estonia (2), France (3), Ireland (1), Kazakhstan (1), Norway (6), Sweden (32), the United Kingdom (7), United States (10: Iowa, Nevada, New York, Utah, Virginia)

• Llandeilo of China (1), United States (1: Tennessee)

• Chazy of United States (1: Alabama)

• Arenig of France (1)

• Klabava of the Czech Republic (1)

Total: 79 collections including 87 occurrences

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