Cyphomenoidea Cocks 1968 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophomenidae

Alternative spellings: Bellimurina (Cyphomenoidea), Cyphomena (Cyphomenoides)

Full reference: L. R. M. Cocks. 1968. Some strophomenacean brachiopods from the British Lower Silurian. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), London, Geology 15:283-324

Parent taxon: Furcitellinae according to L. R. M. Cocks 2019

Sister taxa: Bajanhongorella, Bekkerina, Biparetis, Crassoseptaria, Dactylogonia, Dzhebaglina, Furcitella, Geniculina, Geniculomena, Haljalanites, Karomena, Katastrophomena, Kirkina, Kukrusena, Laevicyphomena, Luhaia, Maakina, Mansina, Megamyonia, Molongcola, Murinella, Oepikina, Oslomena, Panderites, Pentlandina, Quondongia, Sakunites, Tallinnites, Teratelasmella, Titanomena, Transridgeia, Trigrammaria, Trotlandella

Subtaxa: none

Type: Leptaena wisgoriensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (1: Nunavut collection), Sweden (10), the United Kingdom (6)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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