Mucrospirifer Grabau 1931 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Mucrospiriferidae

Synonym: Khinganospirifer

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

See also Savage et al. 1978 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Apousiella, Eleutherokomma, Sulcatospirifer

Subtaxa: Mucrospirifer mucronatus Mucrospirifer refugiensis

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Type: Delthyris mucronatus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Carboniferous of China (1 collection)

• Devonian of Brazil (8), Canada (9: Northwest Territories, Ontario), China (4), Colombia (1), Germany (4), Iran (1), Libya (8), the Russian Federation (7), Spain (4), United States (606: Alaska, Indiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia), Venezuela (2), Vietnam (3)

Total: 658 collections including 720 occurrences

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