Retichonetes (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Chonetidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Austronoplia

Subtaxa: Retichonetes armata Retichonetes gibberulus Retichonetes gracilis Retichonetes obscurus Retichonetes perchaensis

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Type: Chonetes armata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of Australia (1 collection), United States (4: Texas)

• Devonian of Afghanistan (1), Australia (1), Belgium (1), Canada (1: Northwest Territories), France (5), Poland (1), United States (15: Iowa, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania)

Total: 30 collections including 34 occurrences

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