Uncinulus Bayle 1878 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Uncinulidae

Alternative spelling: Rhynchonella (Uncinulus)

Synonym: Tridensilis

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

See also Schellwien 1900 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Eucharitina, Fitzroyella, Flabellulirostrum, Markitoechia, Paraglossinulus, Plethorhyncha, Remnevitoechia, Taimyrrhynx

Subtaxa: Uncinulus calathiscus

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (12 collections), Austria (3), Canada (9: Nunavut, Quebec), China (27), the Czech Republic (3), France (3), Germany (4), Italy (3), Myanmar (2), the Russian Federation (16), Spain (4), Tajikistan (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (16: Alaska, New York, Tennessee), Uzbekistan (1), Vietnam (1)

• Silurian of United States (15: Maryland, New York, Virginia, West Virginia)

Total: 121 collections including 149 occurrences

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