†family Aegiromenidae Havlicek 1961 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Aegiromenidae

Alternative spelling: Aegiromeninae

Parent taxon: Plectambonitoidea according to J. L. Benedetto 2012

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Cocks 2010, Jin and Chatterton 1997, Mitchell 1977, Rubel 2011 and Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Allwynellidae, Alwynellidae, Bimuriidae, Grorudiidae, Hesperomenidae, Leptellinidae, Leptestiidae, Paucicostella, Plectambonitidae, Sowerbyellidae, Syndielasmatidae, Taffiidae, Tafflidae, Xenambonitidae, Anoptambonitidae

Subtaxa: Aegiria Aegiromena Chonetoidea Epelidoaegiria Gatosella Jonesea Mezounia Multiridgia Nabiaoia Sericoidea Tenuimena

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of Iran (1 collection)

• Devonian of China (3)

• Silurian to Devonian of Germany (1)

• Silurian of Australia (14), Belarus (2), Canada (18: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon Territory), China (20), the Czech Republic (9), Estonia (9), Latvia (2), Lithuania (22), Mongolia (1), Norway (12), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (3), the United Kingdom (27), United States (1: Wisconsin)

• Ordovician of Argentina (4), Australia (7), Belgium (1), Bolivia (1), Canada (5: Québec), China (30), the Czech Republic (22), France (6), Ireland (7), Italy (2), Kazakhstan (11), Morocco (4), Myanmar (1), Norway (24), Portugal (6), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (20), Sweden (20), Thailand (1), Turkey (3), the United Kingdom (94), United States (2: Alaska, Maine)

Total: 418 collections including 448 occurrences

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