Eospirifer Schuchert 1913 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Cyrtiidae

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

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Kirk and Amsden 1952, Sepkoski 2002 and Villas and Cocks 1996

Sister taxa: Badainjarania, Endospirifer, Espella, Havlicekia, Hedeina, Janius, Macropleura, Mictospirifer, Myriospirifer, Nurataella, Striispirifer, Xinanospirifer, Yingwuspirifer

Subtaxa: Eospirifer (Eospirifer) Eospirifer cinghizicus Eospirifer eastoni Eospirifer ghobadiae Eospirifer marklini Eospirifer radiatus

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Type: Spirifer radiatus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (12 collections), Austria (2), China (4), Germany (2), Kazakhstan (1), Mongolia (1), New Zealand (3), the Russian Federation (7), Spain (1), Tajikistan (3), Ukraine (1), United States (3: Alaska, New York), Uzbekistan (1), Vietnam (2)

• Silurian to Devonian of Australia (1)

• Silurian of Australia (6), Canada (23: New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Québec), China (41), the Czech Republic (4), Estonia (3), Iran (3), Kazakhstan (4), Lithuania (16), Mexico (12), Mongolia (4), Norway (2), the Russian Federation (4), Spain (1), Sweden (26), Tajikistan (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (31), United States (106: Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Wisconsin), Venezuela (3)

• Niagaran of Canada (2: Québec), United States (1: Indiana)

• Ordovician of Australia (1), China (21), Spain (1)

Total: 361 collections including 396 occurrences

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