Rostricellula Ulrich and Cooper 1942 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae

Synonym: Longxianirhynchia

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

See also Jin and Chatterton 1997, Mitchell 1977, Rõõmusoks 1964 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Azamella, Evenkorhynchia, Lepidocycloides, Plectothyrella

Subtaxa: Rostricellula ardmillanensis Rostricellula lapworthi Rostricellula major Rostricellula marciali Rostricellula minnesotensis Rostricellula minuta Rostricellula nobilis Rostricellula orientalis Rostricellula plena Rostricellula pristina Rostricellula rostrata Rostricellula simulata Rostricellula subtilicostata Rostricellula transversa

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Type: Rostricellula nobilis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of Argentina (4 collections), Canada (1: Quebec), China (5), Iran (1), Jordan (4), Norway (3), the Russian Federation (1)

• Ordovician of Bolivia (1), Canada (31: British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), China (5), the Czech Republic (4), Estonia (7), France (1), Iran (1), Kazakhstan (1), Latvia (4), Mongolia (2), Morocco (3), Norway (5), Portugal (2), the Russian Federation (49), Spain (6), the United Kingdom (33), United States (93: Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin), Venezuela (1)

• Llandeilo of the United Kingdom (3)

• Chazy of Canada (15: Ontario, Quebec), United States (40: New York, Vermont)

• Whiterockian of Canada (2: Northwest Territories), United States (1: Virginia)

Total: 329 collections including 353 occurrences

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