Ripidiorhynchus (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cyphoterorhynchus, Hemiplethorhynchus, Pseudosinotectirostrum

Subtaxa: Ripidiorhynchus griasica Ripidiorhynchus huotina Ripidiorhynchus newmexicoense

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian to Carboniferous of France (1 collection)

• Devonian of Afghanistan (5), France (15), Iran (8), Libya (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (5), United States (3: Iowa, New York)

Total: 39 collections including 48 occurrences

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