Schizonema (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Hesperorthidae

Synonym: Schizoramma Foerste 1912 [objective synonym]

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Barbarorthis, Dolerorthis, Flabellitesia, Hesperorthis, Lordorthis, Paradolerorthis, Ptychopleurella

Subtaxa: Schizonema capillatum Schizonema fissistriata Schizoramma valentica

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Type: Hebertella (Schizonema) fissistriata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (1: Quebec collection), Lithuania (4), Norway (7), the United Kingdom (30)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Norway (1)

• Ordovician of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 44 collections including 49 occurrences

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