Cymbidium Kirk 1926 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Subrianidae

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

See also Jin and Chatterton 1997 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Cymbidium acutum Cymbidium kirki

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Type: Cymbidium acutum

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (5: Northwest Territories, Nunavut collections), United States (4: Alaska, California, Nevada)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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