Parachoristites Barchatova 1968 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Choristitidae

Full reference: V. P. Barchatova. 1968. Spiriferellidae, Brachythyrinae. Novye Vidy Drevnikh Rasteniy i Bespozvonochnykh SSSR 2:160-167

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

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Waterhouse 2004

Sister taxa: Alphachoristites, Choristitella, Choristites, Settedabania

Subtaxa: Parachoristites carus Parachoristites volongaensis

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Type: Parachoristites volongaensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Carboniferous of Canada (2: Nunavut collections), the Russian Federation (6)

Total: 8 collections including 10 occurrences

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