Strophonella Hall 1879 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophonellidae

Synonyms: Costistrophonella, Strophoprion Twenhofel 1914

Parent taxon: Strophonellidae according to P. Musteikis and L. R. M. Cocks 2004

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

Sister taxa: Chronostrophonella, Eostrophonella

Subtaxa: Strophonella (Quasistrophonella) Strophonella (Strophonella) Strophonella alterniradiata Strophonella bohemica Strophonella extensa Strophonella gippslandica Strophonella laxiplicata Strophonella loeblichi Strophonella patenta Strophonella punctulifera Strophonella semifasciata Strophoprion euglypha Strophoprion geniculatum

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Type: Strophomena semifasciata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (4 collections), Canada (8: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec, Yukon), Colombia (1), the Czech Republic (4), Kazakhstan (2), Turkey (1), Ukraine (1), United States (53: Iowa, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania)

• Silurian to Devonian of United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Silurian of Australia (3), Belarus (1), Canada (14: Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec, Québec), China (1), the Czech Republic (6), Kazakhstan (1), Mongolia (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (47: Alaska, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee), Venezuela (1)

• Niagaran of Canada (2: Québec), United States (1: Indiana)

• Ordovician of China (1)

Total: 158 collections including 175 occurrences

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