Hedeina Boucot 1957 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Cyrtiidae

Full reference: A. J. Boucot. 1957. Revision of some Silurian and Early Devonian spiriferid genera and erection of Kozlowskiellinae, new subfamily. Senckenbergiana Lethaea 38:311-334

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

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Jin and Chatterton 1997 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Hedeina crispa

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of United States (2: New York collections)

• Silurian of Australia (4), Canada (11: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Québec), China (2), Greenland (1), Ireland (1), Sweden (1), United States (34: Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Nevada, New York, Tennessee, Wisconsin)

Total: 56 collections each including a single occurrence

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