Eothele Rowell 1980 (lamp shell)

Lingulata - Lingulida - Acrothelidae

Parent taxon: Acrothelidae according to C. B. Skovsted et al. 2017

See also Bengtson 1992, Brock and Cooper 1993, Sepkoski 2002 and Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Acrothelinae, Conodiscinae

Subtaxa: Eothele granulata Eothele napuru Eothele spurri Eothele tubulus

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Solvan of Australia (1 collection)

• Caerfai of United States (1: Nevada)

• Cambrian of Australia (22), Canada (21: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador), Mexico (2), United States (7: Nevada, Pennsylvania)

Total: 54 collections each including a single occurrence

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