Kirkidium knighti Sowerby 1813 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Pentameridae

Alternative combinations: Conchidium knighti, Kirkidium knightii, Pentamerus knighti, Pentamerus knightii

Belongs to Kirkidium according to T. W. Amsden et al. 1967

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974 and Northrop 1939

Sister taxa: Kirkidium (Bateridium), Kirkidium (Pinguaella), Kirkidium sculptum

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of Canada (10: Northwest Territories, Quebec collections), China (2), Lithuania (4), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (5), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (2: Alaska)

• Niagaran of United States (1: Indiana)

Total: 29 collections each including a single occurrence

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