Borealis Boucot et al. 1971 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Virgianidae

Parent taxon: Virgianinae according to A. Williams et al. 2002

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Deloprosopus, Holorhynchus, Paraconchidium, Proconchidium, Prostricklandia, Tcherskidium, Virgiana, Virgianella, Viridita

Subtaxa: Borealis cristiformis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Silurian of China (2), Estonia (11), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (14)

Total: 29 collections each including a single occurrence

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