Tylothyris North 1920 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Mucrospiriferidae

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

See also Campbell and Engel 1963 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Texathyris

Subtaxa: Tylothyris brevaurita Tylothyris mesacostalis Tylothyris minima Tylothyris missouriensis Tylothyris multicostatus Tylothyris pauciplicata

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Osagean of Mexico (1 collection), United States (1: Indiana)

• Carboniferous of Australia (15), Canada (1: Alberta), China (4), Germany (3), Ireland (1), Libya (1), Mexico (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (39: Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, Texas)

• Devonian of Afghanistan (1), Belgium (1), Canada (3: Alberta, Ontario), France (1), Germany (8), United States (287: Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin), Venezuela (3)

Total: 380 collections including 393 occurrences

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