Homoeospira Hall and Clarke 1893 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Rhynchospirinidae

Parent taxon: Rhynchospirinidae according to A. Williams et al. 2002

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Homoeospirella, Leptospira, Pseudoparazyga, Rhynchospirina, Trematospira

Subtaxa: Homoeospira baylei Homoeospira evax Homoeospira fiscellostriata

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Type: Rhynchospira evax

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of the Czech Republic (3 collections)

• Silurian of Argentina (4), Belarus (3), Canada (1: Ontario), Estonia (13), Latvia (2), Lithuania (14), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (2), Sweden (4), Ukraine (3), the United Kingdom (5), United States (44: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (7: British Columbia)

• Ordovician of United States (1: Missouri)

Total: 107 collections including 121 occurrences

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