Desmograptus (graptolite)

Graptolithina - Dendroidea - Dendrograptidae

Synonym: Rhizograptus Spencer 1878

Parent taxon: Dendrograptidae according to R. B. Rickards et al. 1990

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aspidograptus, Callograptus, Dendrograptus, Dictyonema, Polygonograptus

Subtaxa: Desmograptus cancellatus Desmograptus quiltyi

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Type: Dictyograptus cancellatus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of the Czech Republic (3 collections)

• Silurian of China (1), United States (1: Illinois)

• Ordovician of Canada (2: Manitoba, Ontario), China (5), the Czech Republic (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), Sweden (1), United States (2: Minnesota, New York)

• Klabava of the Czech Republic (1)

• Cambrian of Australia (1), Canada (1: Northwest Territories)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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