Anthracospirifer Lane 1963 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Spiriferidae

Synonym: Plicatocyrtia

Full reference: N. G. Lane. 1963. A Silicified Morrowan Brachiopod Faunule from the Bird Spring Formation, Southern Nevada. Journal of Paleontology 37(2):379-392

Parent taxon: Sergospiriferinae according to A. Williams et al. 2006

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Afghanospirifer, Cancellospirifer, Eobrachythyris, Eochoristitella, Kasakhstania, Sergospirifer

Subtaxa: Anthracospirifer arcoensis Anthracospirifer birdspringensis Anthracospirifer curvilateralis Anthracospirifer leidyi Anthracospirifer occiduus Anthracospirifer oliveirai Anthracospirifer shawi Plicatocyrtia zitteli

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Type: Anthracospirifer birdspringensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Desmoinesian of United States (27: Kansas, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah collections)

• Atokan of United States (5: Arizona, Nevada, Wyoming)

• Pennsylvanian of United States (1: Utah)

• Chesterian of Canada (5: Alberta), United States (65: Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Montana, Oklahoma, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Carboniferous of Brazil (2), Canada (1: Nunavut), Egypt (1), United States (175: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Idaho-Utah, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Mississippian of Canada (2: Northwest Territories), United States (3: Arizona, Utah)

Total: 287 collections including 324 occurrences

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