Ancistrorhyncha Ulrich and Cooper 1942 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Ancistrorhynchidae

Alternative spelling: Ancistrorhynchia

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

See also Mitchell and Sweet 1989 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Baranovus, Drepanorhyncha, Kholbotchonia, Nikolaevirhynchus, Tyryrhynchus

Subtaxa: Ancistrorhyncha costata

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Type: Ancistrorhyncha costata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of Canada (2: Northwest Territories collections), China (4), United States (23: Georgia, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia)

Total: 29 collections including 30 occurrences

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