Pholidops Hall 1859 (lamp shell)

Brachiopoda - Inarticulata

Full reference: J. Hall. 1859. Palaeontology: Volume 3. Containing descriptions and figures of the organic remains of the lower Helderberg Group and the Oriskany Sandstone 1855-1859. Part I, Text. Natural History of New York, Geological Survey of New York 3:1-532

Parent taxon: Inarticulata according to J. Hall 1859

Sister taxon: Disciniformea

Subtaxa: Pholidops hamiltoniae Pholidops subtruncata

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of Canada (1: New Brunswick collection), Colombia (1), United States (19: New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia)

• Silurian of United States (24: California, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan and Ohio, New York)

• Ordovician of Canada (12: Ontario, Quebec), Sweden (1), United States (8: Michigan, Ohio, Virginia)

Total: 66 collections including 67 occurrences

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