Protambonites (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Billingsellida - Polytoechiidae

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

See also Popov et al. 2009 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthotoechia, Admixtella, Antigonambonites, Asymphylotoechia, Eremotoechia, Martellia, Peritritoechia, Platytoechia, Polytoechia, Raunites, Tritoechia

Subtaxa: Protambonites hooshangi Protambonites lermontovae Protambonites soror

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of Kazakhstan (3 collections)

• Tremadoc of the Czech Republic (4), Iran (4)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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