Cupularostrum Sartenaer 1961 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae

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

See also Jin and Chatterton 1997 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Agarhyncha, Aratoechia, Astua, Hercotrema, Iberirhynchia, Kirkirhynchus, Lissopleura, Macropotamorhynchus, Microsphaeridiorhynchus, Moorefieldella, Morphorhynchus, Myrmirhynx, Nasonirhynchia, Nekhoroshevia, Oligoptycherhynchus, Oxypleurorhynchia, Savagerhynchus, Sinotectirostrum, Stenorhynchia, Stenorhynchites, Sufetirhyncha, Tetratomia, Trigonirhynchia, Wilsoniella

Subtaxa: Cupularostrum congregata Cupularostrum eximia Cupularostrum orbicularis Cupularostrum stevensoni

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of Libya (7 collections), United States (2: Montana, Texas)

• Devonian of Canada (2: Yukon), France (4), Libya (21), Mauritania (1), Peru (2), the Russian Federation (3), United States (259: Arizona, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania)

• Silurian of United States (1: New York)

Total: 302 collections including 315 occurrences

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