Morinorhynchus Havlicek 1965 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Chilidiopsidae

Parent taxon: Chilidiopsinae according to M. Rubel 2011

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Jin and Chatterton 1997, Musteikis and Cocks 2004, Sepkoski 2002 and Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Hipparionix, Hipparionyx, Iridistrophia, Kopella

Subtaxa: Morinorhynchus adnatus Morinorhynchus crispus Morinorhynchus dalmanelliformis Morinorhynchus miniparvicostellus Morinorhynchus orbignyi Morinorhynchus rubeli Morinorhynchus wieniukowi

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Type: Morinorhynchus dalmanelliformis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Australia (9 collections), Belarus (2), Canada (16: Northwest Territories, Nunavut), China (2), the Czech Republic (3), Estonia (12), Latvia (2), Lithuania (11), the Russian Federation (3), Spain (1), Sweden (16), Ukraine (6), United States (2: Nevada, Wisconsin)

Total: 85 collections including 91 occurrences

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