Australospirifer (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Hysterolitidae

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

See also Johnson 1995 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Antispirifer, Arduspirifer, Brachyspirifer, Costellispirifer, Dixonella, Dyticospirifer, Euryspirifer, Hysterolites, Otospirifer, Paraspirifer, Patriaspirifer, Rostrospirifer, Trigonospirifer, Xinjiangospirifer

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of Antarctica (1 collection), Argentina (1), Bolivia (34), Brazil (19), Colombia (2), South Africa (16), Uruguay (1)

Total: 74 collections including 85 occurrences

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