Cryptonella (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Cryptonellidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Booralia, Dielasmella, Gacina, Heterelasma, Petriathyris, Texarina

Subtaxa: Cryptonella ovalis Cryptonella planirostris Cryptonella rectirostris

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of Argentina (1 collection), Bolivia (7), Brazil (5), Canada (7: Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec), Colombia (12), the Czech Republic (1), Germany (3), New Zealand (1), the Russian Federation (7), South Africa (3), Spain (1), United States (35: Indiana, Michigan, Montana, New York)

Total: 83 collections including 87 occurrences

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