Eospirigerina putilla Hall and Clarke 1894 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Atrypida - Atrypinidae

Alternative combination: Zygospirella putilla

Synonyms: Atrypa praemarginalis Savage 1913, Eospirigerina praemarginalis Savage 1913, Spirigerina (Eospirigerina) praemarginalis Savage 1913

Belongs to Eospirigerina according to J. Jin and D. A. T. Harper 2024

See also Amsden 1974, Boucot and Johnson 1967 and Savage 1913

Sister taxa: Eospirigerina pennata, Eospirigerina porkuniana, Eospirigerina sulevi, Eospirigerina tripartita, Eospirigerina vetusta, Eospirigerina yulangensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of China (8 collections), Mongolia (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (6: Iowa, Missouri)

• Ordovician of Canada (6: Northwest Territories, Québec, Yukon), the Russian Federation (3), United States (3: Illinois, Missouri)

Total: 28 collections each including a single occurrence

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