Amphistrophia Hall and Clarke 1892 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Amphistrophiidae

Synonym: Strophonellites

Parent taxon: Amphistrophiinae according to M. Rubel 2011

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Sepkoski 2002 and Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Devonamphistrophia, Eoamphistrophia

Subtaxa: Amphistrophia (Amphistrophia) Amphistrophia (Amphistrophiella) Amphistrophia (Pembrostrophia) Amphistrophia striata

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Type: Strophomena striata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of Poland (1 collection), Ukraine (1)

• Silurian of Canada (11: New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Québec), China (2), the Czech Republic (5), Ireland (1), Lithuania (1), Mexico (7), New Zealand (1), Norway (2), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (5), Ukraine (2), the United Kingdom (29), United States (41: Indiana, New York, Oklahoma), Venezuela (2)

Total: 112 collections including 115 occurrences

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