Tenticospirifer (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Cyrtospiriferidae

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

See also Savage and Baxter 1995 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Tenticospirifer markamensis Tenticospirifer shellrockensis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Afghanistan (1 collection), Australia (3), Canada (2: Alberta, Northwest Territories), China (11), France (7), Poland (5), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), United States (29: Alaska, Arizona, California, Iowa, Nevada)

Total: 60 collections including 63 occurrences

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