Didymograptus McCoy 1851 (graptolite)

Pterobranchia - Graptoloidea - Dichograptidae

Synonym: Cladograpsus Geinitz 1852

Parent taxon: Dichograptidae according to J. Maletz 1996

See also Bulman 1929, Bulman 1970, Sepkoski 2002 and Toro 1993

Sister taxa: Clonograptus, Dichograpti, Dichograptinae, Dichograptus, Didymograpti, Etagraptus, Goniograpti, Loganograptus, Orthodichograptus, Schizograpti, Temnograpti, Tetragrapti

Subtaxa: Didymograptus (Didymograptellus) Didymograptus (Didymograptus) Didymograptus balticus Didymograptus demissus Didymograptus ensjoensis Didymograptus euodus Didymograptus extensus Didymograptus filiformis Didymograptus holmi Didymograptus latus Didymograptus murchisoni Didymograptus nicholsoni Didymograptus pacificus Didymograptus paraindentus Didymograptus paraindentus Didymograptus protobalticus Didymograptus pusillus Didymograptus spinulosus Didymograptus suecicus Didymograptus turgidus Didymograptus undulatus Didymograptus uniformis

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Ecology: passively mobile planktonic suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Argentina (9 collections), Australia (3), Bolivia (4), Canada (5: Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Quebec, Yukon), Chile (1), China (31), the Czech Republic (1), Estonia (1), France (6), Iran (3), Lithuania (6), Morocco (6), New Zealand (23), Norway (3), Peru (1), Portugal (5), the Russian Federation (19), Saudi Arabia (2), Spain (11), Sweden (3), the United Kingdom (2), United States (22: Alaska, California, Idaho, Nevada, New York, Texas, Utah), Venezuela (1)

• Llandeilo of China (11)

• Whiterockian of Canada (3: Newfoundland and Labrador), United States (1: Utah)

• Castlemainian of New Zealand (6), United States (3: Idaho)

• Dawan of China (7)

• Arenigian of Argentina (7), Canada (2: Northwest Territories), United States (2: Alaska)

• Ningkuo of China (18)

• Arenig of Argentina (1), Australia (12), Bolivia (3), Canada (9: Yukon), Chile (1), China (74), France (3), Morocco (1), Norway (3), Sweden (3), the United Kingdom (3), United States (1: Alaska)

• Klabava of the Czech Republic (2), France (1)

• Canadian of Canada (1: Northwest Territories)

Total: 346 collections including 409 occurrences

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