Punctolira (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Tetralobulidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cuparius, Pseudoporambonites, Rugostrophia

Subtaxa: Punctolira punctolira

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of China (14 collections), Ireland (1), the Russian Federation (2), United States (2: Montana)

• Arenig of Argentina (2), China (12)

• Dawan of China (1)

Total: 34 collections each including a single occurrence

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