Rugosochonetes (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Rugosochonetidae

Synonym: Nix Easton 1962

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alatochonetes, Arctochonetes, Chaohochonetes, Chonetinella, Fusichonetes, Isochonetes, Jakutochonetes, Kanokurachonetes, Komukia, Linshuichonetes, Neochonetes, Paramesolobus, Pygmochonetes, Schistochonetes, Sokolskya, Waagenites, Waterhouseiella

Subtaxa: Nix angulata Rugosochonetes burlingtonensis Rugosochonetes californicus Rugosochonetes hardensis Rugosochonetes kansuensis

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Type: Orthis hardensis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pennsylvanian of China (1 collection), United States (3: California, Utah)

• Westphalian of Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Chesterian of United States (2: Oklahoma)

• Osagean of United States (1: Indiana)

• Carboniferous of Australia (43), Canada (9: Alberta), China (7), the Czech Republic (2), Egypt (2), France (1), the United Kingdom (12), United States (69: California, Idaho, Idaho-Utah, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Iowa/Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas)

• Devonian of Germany (11), United States (19: Ohio)

Total: 184 collections including 207 occurrences

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