Rectograptus amplexicaulis Hall 1847 (diplograptoid)

Graptolithina - Diplograptoidea - Diplograptidae

Alternative combinations: Diplograptus (Glyptograptus) amplexicaulis, Graptolites amplexicaule, Orthograptus amplexicaulis

Full reference: J. Hall. 1847. Containing descriptions of the organic remains of the lower division of the New York system (equivalent of the Lower Silurian rocks of Europe). Paleontology of New York 1:1-338

Belongs to Rectograptus according to J. Nõlvak and D. Goldman 2007

See also Hall 1847, Rickards et al. 2000 and Ruedemann 1908

Sister taxa: Rectograptus abbreviatus, Rectograptus gracilis

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (8: Nunavut, Ontario, Québec collections), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (2), United States (31: Alaska, Idaho, Michigan, Texas)

Total: 43 collections including 44 occurrences

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