Hirnantia Lamont 1935 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Draboviidae

Synonym: Villicundella

Parent taxon: Draboviinae according to L. Hints and D. A. T. Harper 2015

See also Hints 1975, Hints et al. 2012, Mitchell 1977, Sepkoski 2002 and Williams et al. 2000

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

Subtaxa: Hirnantia huanghuaensis Hirnantia kinnelloides Hirnantia noixella Hirnantia sagittifera Hirnantia transgrediens

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (4: Nunavut collections), the Czech Republic (2), Norway (2), the United Kingdom (2)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (4: Quebec)

• Ordovician of Argentina (2), Australia (1), Bolivia (1), Canada (9: Quebec, Québec), China (22), the Czech Republic (7), Estonia (4), France (1), Ireland (1), Kazakhstan (1), Latvia (22), Lithuania (1), Morocco (4), Myanmar (1), Norway (11), Poland (1), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (14), Thailand (1), Turkey (3), the United Kingdom (19), United States (3: Missouri)

Total: 145 collections including 152 occurrences

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