Cyrtospirifer Nalivkin 1924 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Cyrtospiriferidae

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

See also Savage and Baxter 1995, Savage et al. 1978 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Austrospirifer, Liraspirifer, Petshorospirifer, Sinospirifer, Sphenospira, Syringospira, Tarandrospirifer, Tenticospirifer

Subtaxa: Cyrtospirifer kharaulakhensis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Pennsylvanian of China (1)

• Carboniferous of Argentina (1), Mexico (1), United States (1: Indiana)

• Mississippian of United States (1: Colorado)

• Devonian to Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (2)

• Devonian of Afghanistan (26), Australia (4), Canada (8: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories), China (14), France (24), Germany (1), Iran (19), Libya (8), Mauritania (1), Poland (23), the Russian Federation (11), Spain (3), Tajikistan (5), the United Kingdom (3), United States (178: Alaska, Arizona, Iowa, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, Montana, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia), Venezuela (1), Vietnam (2)

Total: 339 collections including 422 occurrences

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