Anazyga recurvirostra Hall 1847 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Atrypida - Anazygidae

Alternative combinations: Anazyga recurvirostris, Atrypa recurvirostris, Zygospira recurvirostra, Zygospira recurvirostris

Full reference: J. Hall. 1847. Containing descriptions of the organic remains of the lower division of the New York system (equivalent of the Lower Silurian rocks of Europe). Paleontology of New York 1:1-338

Belongs to Anazyga according to P. Copper 1977

See also Cooper 1956, Hall 1847, Titus 2007 and Whiteaves 1897

Sister taxon: Anazyga orbis

Type specimen: AMNH 70S.3

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of Canada (25: Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec collections), United States (106: Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Tennessee, Virginia)

Total: 131 collections each including a single occurrence

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