Stegerhynchus Foerste 1909 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Rhynchotrematidae

Synonyms: Stegerhynchops, Stegorhynchella Rzhonsnitskaya 1959, Tungussotoechia

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

See also Amsden 1983, Jin and Chatterton 1997, Rubel and Rozman 1977, Sepkoski 2002 and Villas and Cocks 1996

Sister taxa: Ferganella, Hiscobeccus, Otarorhyncha, Pleurocornu, Rhynchotrema, Stegocornu

Subtaxa: Stegerhynchus antiqua Stegerhynchus borealis Stegerhynchus concinna Stegerhynchus diodontus Stegerhynchus estonicus Stegerhynchus peneborealis Stegerhynchus praecursor Stegerhynchus pseudobidentatus Stegerhynchus pusillum Stegerhynchus vicina

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Type: Stegerhynchus praecursor

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (1 collection), China (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), Mongolia (2), the Russian Federation (7), Tajikistan (2)

• Silurian to Devonian of Mauritania (1), Morocco (1)

• Silurian of Argentina (1), Belarus (1), Canada (81: British Columbia, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Yukon, Yukon Territory), China (8), Estonia (22), Latvia (1), Lithuania (1), Mongolia (12), Norway (3), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (3), Spain (2), Sweden (15), Ukraine (2), the United Kingdom (64), United States (67: Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin), Venezuela (1)

• Ordovician of Norway (2), Sweden (2), United States (7: Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma)

Total: 312 collections including 350 occurrences

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