Fascifera Ulrich and Cooper 1942 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Draboviidae

Parent taxon: Draboviinae according to A. Williams et al. 2000

See also Mitchell 1977 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Boticium, Dalmanellopsis, Diorthelasma, Draborthis, Drabovia, Drabovinella, Eodiorthelasma, Hirnantia, Kinnella, Megasalopina, Nocturnellia, Oanduporella, Orthiella, Pionodema, Protomendacella, Salopina, Sphenophragmus, Talentella, Tunariorthis

Subtaxa: Fascifera carrickensis Fascifera stonensis Fascifera subcarinata

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Type: Fascifera subcarinata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (2: Nova Scotia collections), Norway (2)

• Ordovician of Portugal (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (13: Georgia, Oklahoma, Tennessee)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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