Syringospira (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Cyrtospiriferidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Austrospirifer, Cyrtospirifer, Liraspirifer, Petshorospirifer, Sinospirifer, Sphenospira, Tarandrospirifer, Tenticospirifer

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Carboniferous of United States (1: Colorado collection)

• Devonian of United States (11: Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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