Pholidostrophia Hall and Clarke 1892 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophodontidae

Parent taxon: Strophodontidae according to A. Williams et al. 2000

See also Jin and Chatterton 1997 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Arbizustrophia, Boucotstrophia, Dictyostrophia, Fascistropheodonta, Galateastrophia, Gorgostrophia, Khangaestrophia, Leptodonta, Lissostrophia, Megastrophia, Minutostropheodonta, Neumanella, Papillostrophia, Parapholidostrophia, Pterostrophia, Strophonelloides, Trilobostrophia

Subtaxa: Pholidostrophia (Mesopholidostrophia)

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Canada (4: Northwest Territories, Ontario, Yukon collections), China (1), Germany (1), New Zealand (2), the Russian Federation (2), Ukraine (2), United States (86: Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin)

• Silurian of Australia (1), Belarus (1), Canada (4: Northwest Territories, Nunavut), the United Kingdom (8), United States (1: Wisconsin), Venezuela (1)

Total: 114 collections including 121 occurrences

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