Dicoelosia King 1850 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Dicoelosiidae

Alternative spelling: Dicaelosia

Synonym: Bilobites Quenstedt 1869

Full reference: W. King. 1850. Monograph of the Permian fossils of England. Palaeontographical Society 1-253

Parent taxon: Dicoelosiidae according to M. Rubel 2011

See also Amsden 1951, Bassett and Cocks 1974, Jin and Chatterton 1997, Mitchell 1977, Sepkoski 2002, Sinclair 1951, Williams et al. 2000 and Wright 1964

Sister taxa: Epitomyonia, Teichertina

Subtaxa: Dicaelosia oklahomenesis Dicoelosia alticavata Dicoelosia anticipata Dicoelosia baltica Dicoelosia biloba Dicoelosia cathaysiensis Dicoelosia diversifrons Dicoelosia indenta Dicoelosia inghami Dicoelosia jonesridgensis Dicoelosia lata Dicoelosia osloensis Dicoelosia paralata Dicoelosia parvifrons Dicoelosia simulata Dicoelosia transversa Dicoelosia varica Dicoelosia verneuiliana

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (1 collection), Canada (5: Northwest Territories, Quebec, Yukon), China (1), the Czech Republic (5), the Russian Federation (4), Ukraine (1), United States (10: Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee)

• Clinton of Canada (1: British Columbia)

• Silurian to Devonian of United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Silurian of Australia (2), Belarus (1), Canada (27: New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec, Québec, Yukon, Yukon Territory), China (5), the Czech Republic (8), Estonia (41), Greenland (1), Iran (1), Lithuania (29), Mexico (1), Norway (28), Sweden (22), Ukraine (3), the United Kingdom (45), United States (79: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Wisconsin), Venezuela (1)

• Niagaran of Canada (1: Québec)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Norway (1)

• Ordovician of Belgium (6), Canada (2: Quebec), Estonia (5), Ireland (2), Norway (2), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (2), the United Kingdom (13), United States (15: Alaska, California)

Total: 373 collections including 404 occurrences

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