Eomartiniopsis (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Martiniidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Globispirifer, Heteraria, Kisilia, Merospirifer, Rallacosta

Subtaxa: Eomartiniopsis girtyi Eomartiniopsis helenae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Carboniferous of Canada (10: Alberta collections), Nepal (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (21: Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Devonian of Germany (1), Uzbekistan (1)

• Silurian to Devonian of Pakistan (1)

• Silurian of Belarus (1), Latvia (2), Lithuania (2), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 42 collections including 43 occurrences

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