Cyrtia exporrectus Wahlenberg 1818 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Cyrtiidae

Alternative combinations: Anomites exporrectus, Cyrtia exporrecta

Belongs to Cyrtia according to J. Jin and B. D. E. Chatterton 1997

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974

Sister taxon: Cyrtia alatiformis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of Afghanistan (1 collection), Belarus (1), Estonia (2), Latvia (1), Lithuania (24), Norway (2), the Russian Federation (3), Sweden (12), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (10: Indiana, Iowa, New York)

• Niagaran of Canada (1: Québec)

Total: 65 collections each including a single occurrence

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