Mesopholidostrophia Williams 1950 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Eopholidostrophiidae

Synonyms: Lissostrophia (Mesolissostrophia), Mesolissostrophia

Parent taxon: Eopholidostrophiidae according to M. Rubel 2011

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Musteikis and Cocks 2004, Sepkoski 2002 and Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxon: Eopholidostrophia

Subtaxa: Mesopholidostrophia fletcheri Mesopholidostrophia laevigata Mesopholidostrophia nitens Mesopholidostrophia salopiensis Mesopholidostrophia sifae

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Type: Pholidostrophia (Mesopholidostrophia) nitens

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of Canada (1: British Columbia collection), United States (1: Nevada)

• Silurian of Canada (6: Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Québec), China (1), the Czech Republic (2), Estonia (5), Ireland (1), Lithuania (15), Mexico (2), Spain (1), Sweden (3), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (20)

• Niagaran of Canada (1: Québec)

Total: 60 collections including 61 occurrences

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