Cyclospira Hall and Clarke 1893 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Atrypida - Cyclospiridae

Synonym: Cyclorhynchia

Parent taxon: Cyclospiridae according to A. Williams et al. 2002

See also Jin and Chatterton 1997, Macomber 1970, Mitchell 1977, Rõõmusoks 1964, Sepkoski 2002 and Zhan and Jin 2005

Sister taxon: Rozmanospira

Subtaxa: Cyclospira bisulcata Cyclospira elegantula Cyclospira levisulcata Cyclospira nana Cyclospira orbus Cyclospira perplexa Cyclospira scanica

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Type: Orthis bisulcata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of Canada (1: Northwest Territories collection), China (1), Norway (4), the United Kingdom (3)

• Ordovician of Australia (1), Belgium (5), Canada (25: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Québec), China (7), the Czech Republic (3), Estonia (2), Italy (2), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (2), the United Kingdom (21), United States (25: Alaska, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Virginia, Wyoming)

Total: 104 collections including 110 occurrences

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