Dyticospirifer Johnson 1966 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Hysterolitidae

Full reference: J. G. Johnson. 1966. Two new spiriferid brachiopod genera from the Lower Devonian of Nevada. Journal of Paleontology 40(5):1043-1050

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

See also Johnson 1966, Johnson 1970, Johnson 1995 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Dyticospirifer mccolleyensis

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Type: Dyticospirifer mccolleyensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of United States (4: California, Nevada collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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