Eospirifer radiatus Sowerby 1834 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Cyrtiidae

Alternative combination: Spirifer radiatus

Belongs to Eospirifer according to J. Y. Rong and R. B. Zhan 1996

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Popov and Cocks 2013 and Schuchert 1913

Sister taxa: Eospirifer (Eospirifer), Eospirifer cinghizicus, Eospirifer eastoni, Eospirifer ghobadiae, Eospirifer marklini

Subtaxa: Eospirifer radiatus globosus

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of Canada (11: Québec collections), China (5), Estonia (11), Lithuania (16), Mongolia (2), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (1), Sweden (13), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (13), United States (76: Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, New Hampshire, New York, Tennessee, Wisconsin)

• Niagaran of Canada (1: Québec), United States (1: Indiana)

Total: 153 collections each including a single occurrence

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