Salopina Boucot 1960 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Draboviidae

Synonym: Salopinella

Parent taxon: Draboviinae according to M. Rubel 2011

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Jin and Chatterton 1997, Mitchell 1977, Sepkoski 2002 and Williams et al. 2000

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

Subtaxa: Salopina brandi Salopina conservatrix Salopina delta Salopina lunata Salopina ordovicica Salopina pumila Salopina sanjuanensis Salopina submedia Salopina tubulata

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Type: Orthis lunata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Argentina (4 collections), Australia (9), Bolivia (2), Canada (21: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec, Yukon, Yukon Territory), China (5), Germany (2), Poland (1), Ukraine (1), United States (4: Nevada, New York)

• Silurian to Devonian of Argentina (1), Canada (1: Nova Scotia), Morocco (3)

• Silurian of Argentina (4), Australia (12), Belarus (3), Canada (53: Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Québec, Yukon, Yukon Territory), China (4), the Czech Republic (4), Estonia (15), France (1), Iran (1), Ireland (3), Lithuania (11), Morocco (1), Norway (3), Poland (1), Spain (4), Sweden (4), Ukraine (7), the United Kingdom (52), United States (4: Nevada, New York)

• Ordovician of the Czech Republic (5), the United Kingdom (3), United States (24: California)

Total: 273 collections including 283 occurrences

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