Janius Havlicek 1957 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Cyrtiidae

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, Hedeina, Macropleura, Mictospirifer, Myriospirifer, Nurataella, Striispirifer, Xinanospirifer, Yingwuspirifer

Subtaxa: Janius barrandi Janius exsul Janius nobilis Janius occidentalis

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Type: Spirifer nobilis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Canada (1: Yukon Territory collection), the Russian Federation (7), Tajikistan (1), United States (1: Alaska)

• Silurian of Canada (8: Northwest Territories, Nunavut), China (1), the Czech Republic (9), Kazakhstan (1), the Russian Federation (4), Sweden (4), Ukraine (3), United States (2: Wisconsin)

Total: 42 collections including 48 occurrences

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