Hirnantia sagittifera McCoy 1851 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Draboviidae

Alternative combination: Orthis sagittifera

Synonyms: Drabovia agnata Marek and Havlíček 1967, Hirnantia agnata Marek and Havlíček 1967, Hirnantia fecunda Zeng 1983, Hirnantia magna Rong et al. 1974, Hirnantia mozetici Levy and Nullo 1974, Hirnantia sagittifera fecunda Zeng 1983, Hirnantia septumis Zeng et al. 2016, Villicundella mozetici Levy and Nullo 1974

Full reference: F. McCoy. 1851. In Sedgwick A. & McCoy F. 1851-1857. A systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils in the geological Museum of the University of Cambridge. London and Cambridge 1-611

Belongs to Hirnantia according to J. -Y. Rong et al. 2019

See also Brenchley et al. 2006, Cocks 1982, Hints and Harper 2015, Hints et al. 2012, Jin and Zhan 2008, Lamont 1935, Marek and Havlíček 1967, McCoy 1851, Wang et al. 1987 and Zeng et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Hirnantia huanghuaensis, Hirnantia kinnelloides, Hirnantia noixella, Hirnantia transgrediens

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (1: Nunavut collection)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (4: Quebec)

• Ordovician of Argentina (2), Canada (6: Quebec, Québec), China (14), the Czech Republic (4), Estonia (2), Ireland (1), Kazakhstan (1), Latvia (21), Morocco (3), Myanmar (1), Norway (5), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (13), Thailand (1), Turkey (3), the United Kingdom (14)

Total: 98 collections including 100 occurrences

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