Ancillotoechia Havlicek 1959 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae

Synonym: Trigonirhynchioides

Parent taxon: Trigonirhynchiidae according to P. Musteikis and T. L. Modzalevskaya 2002

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Jin and Chatterton 1997, Rubel and Rozman 1977, Sepkoski 2002 and Williams et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Hemitoechiinae, Ptychomalotoechia, Ripidiorhynchinae, Rostricellulinae, Trigonirhynchiinae, Virginiatinae

Subtaxa: Ancillotoechia ancillans Ancillotoechia aptata Ancillotoechia bidentata Ancillotoechia eva

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Type: Rhynchonella ancillans

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (1 collection), Canada (67: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon), China (1), Morocco (2), Spain (1), United States (8: Alaska, Nevada, New York)

• Silurian of Argentina (3), Canada (13: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Québec, Yukon, Yukon Territory), the Czech Republic (2), Estonia (5), Guinea (1), Lithuania (6), Mauritania (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (6), Ukraine (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (12: Arkansas, Nevada, New York, Utah), Venezuela (2)

• Niagaran of Canada (1: Québec)

Total: 137 collections including 144 occurrences

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