Leiorhynchus Hall 1860 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Leiorhynchidae

Alternative spelling: Rhynchonella (Leiorhynchus)

Synonym: Nudirostra [objective synonym]

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

See also Kiessling 2003, Sepkoski 2002 and Walcott 1884

Sister taxa: Caryorhynchus, Eliorhynchus, Eoparaphorhynchus, Eumetabolotoechia, Evanescirostrum, Hadrotatorhynchus, Havlicekella, Hyborhynchella, Iloerhynchus, Ilopsyrhynchus, Katuniella, Leptocaryorhynchus, Mononusphaericorhynchus, Orbiculatisinurostrum, Paurorhyncha, Properotundirostrum, Rossirhynchus, Ryocarhynchus, Stenoglossariorhynchus, Striatorhynchus, Tenuisinurostrum, Werneckeella, Ypsilorhynchus

Subtaxa: Leiorhynchus (Leiorhynchus) Leiorhynchus quadricostatus Leiorhynchus ripheicus Leiorhynchus rockymontana Leiorhynchus rockymontanum Rhynchonella (Leiorhynchus) laura Rhynchonella (Leiorhynchus) nevadensis Rhynchonella (Leiorhynchus) sinuatus

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Leonard of United States (1: Idaho collection)

• Wolfcamp of Canada (3: Yukon)

• Permian of Mexico (3), the Russian Federation (2), United States (8: Idaho, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Desmoinesian of United States (4: Missouri)

• Chesterian of United States (1: Nevada)

• Osagean of United States (1: California)

• Mississippian of United States (1: Alaska)

• Carboniferous of Argentina (2), the Czech Republic (3), Peru (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (17: California, Idaho, Indiana, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah)

• Devonian of Canada (6: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Northwest Territories and Yukon, Ontario), China (15), Colombia (1), France (1), the Russian Federation (2), United States (285: Alaska, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia)

• Silurian of United States (1: California)

Total: 363 collections including 385 occurrences

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