Nucleospira Hall 1859 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Nucleospiridae

Parent taxon: Nucleospiridae according to P. Musteikis and T. L. Modzalevskaya 2002

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Jin and Chatterton 1997, Jones 1982, Kirk and Amsden 1952, Sepkoski 2002, Talent 1963 and Williams et al. 2002

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Nucleospira bellornata Nucleospira concinna Nucleospira cunctata Nucleospira hecetensis Nucleospira lentilca Nucleospira pisum Nucleospira subsphaerica Nucleospira superata Nucleospira ventricosa

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Type: Spirifer ventricosus

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (1: Texas collection)

• Chesterian of United States (2: Montana)

• Osagean of United States (1: New Mexico)

• Carboniferous of Belgium (1), Canada (1: Nunavut), China (1), United States (19: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, Tennessee)

• Devonian of Afghanistan (1), Australia (8), Canada (37: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon), China (6), Colombia (17), the Czech Republic (6), France (11), Germany (2), Myanmar (2), New Zealand (1), Ukraine (2), United States (144: Alaska, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania)

• Silurian to Devonian of Australia (1), Poland (1), United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Silurian of Argentina (1), Australia (5), Canada (23: New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Québec, Yukon, Yukon Territory), China (19), the Czech Republic (7), Estonia (2), Ireland (1), Lithuania (26), Mexico (7), Mongolia (1), Poland (1), Spain (3), Sweden (9), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (11), United States (56: Arkansas, California, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Wisconsin), Venezuela (2)

• Niagaran of Canada (1: Québec)

Total: 442 collections including 454 occurrences

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