Streptis Davidson 1881 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Triplesiidae

Parent taxon: Triplesiidae according to M. Rubel 2011

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Hints et al. 2013, Mitchell 1977, Sepkoski 2002, Williams et al. 2000, Wright 1964 and Wright 1965

Sister taxa: Acaretyrricula, Amphiplecia, Bicuspina, Brachymimulus, Caeroplecia, Cliftonia, Craigella, Grammoplecia, Ogmoplecia, Onychoplecia, Onychotreta, Oxoplecia, Paraonychoplecia, Placotriplesia, Plectotreta, Triplesia

Subtaxa: Streptis altosinuata Streptis grayii Streptis monilifera Streptis undifera

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Type: Terebratula grayii

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of Belarus (1 collection), Canada (9: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec, Québec), the Czech Republic (3), Estonia (11), Greenland (1), Lithuania (10), Norway (1), Sweden (1), Ukraine (3), the United Kingdom (7), United States (3: Arkansas, Iowa)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (2: Québec)

• Ordovician of China (1), Estonia (3), Ireland (2), Norway (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 61 collections each including a single occurrence

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