Machaeraria (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Machaerariidae

Synonym: Qinlingotoechia

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Australirhynchia, Callipleura, Cherubicornea, Ferganella, Latonotoechia, Machaeratoechia, Sicorhyncha, Thliborhynchia, Yukiangides, Zeravshanotoechia, Zlichorhynchus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (6 collections), Canada (23: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon), China (2), Ukraine (1), United States (6: Nevada, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania)

• Silurian to Devonian of Australia (1)

• Silurian of United States (1: New York)

Total: 40 collections including 42 occurrences

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