Conchidium Oehlert 1887 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Subrianidae

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

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Jin and Chatterton 1997, Kirk and Amsden 1952 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aliconchidium, Cymbidium, Lamelliconchidium, Lissidium, Plicocoelina, Raridium, Severella, Spondylopyxis, Vosmiverstum

Subtaxa: Conchidium bilocularis Conchidium microlocularis

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Type: Anomia bilocularis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of New Zealand (2 collections)

• Silurian of Australia (1), Belarus (1), Canada (32: Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon, Yukon Territory), China (2), the Czech Republic (2), Kazakhstan (2), New Zealand (1), the Russian Federation (15), Sweden (9), the United Kingdom (1), United States (19: Alaska, California, Indiana, Nevada, Wisconsin)

• Niagaran of United States (2: Indiana, Ohio)

Total: 89 collections including 113 occurrences

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