Anoptambonites Williams 1962 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Hesperomenidae

Full reference: A. Williams. 1962. The Barr and lower Ardmillan series (Caradoc) of the Girvan District, south-west Ayrshire, with descriptions of the Brachiopoda. Memoir - Geological Society of London 3:1-267

Parent taxon: Hesperomenidae according to J. L. Benedetto 2012

See also Cocks 2005, Mitchell 1977, Popov et al. 2000, Sepkoski 2002, Williams 1962 and Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Aulie, Chaganella, Hesperomena, Kassinella, Rongambonites

Subtaxa: Anoptambonites convexus Anoptambonites exedra Anoptambonites grayae Anoptambonites kovalevskii Anoptambonites myiomorpheus Anoptambonites myriomorpheus Anoptambonites pulchra Anoptambonites subcarinatus Anoptambonites williamsi

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Australia (12 collections), China (5), the Czech Republic (5), Kazakhstan (22), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (5), the United Kingdom (7), United States (31: Alaska, California, Maine)

• Chazy of United States (1: Alabama)

Total: 89 collections including 90 occurrences

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