†family Acrotretidae Schuchert 1893 (lamp shell)

Lingulata - Acrotretida - Acrotretidae

Parent taxon: Acrotretoidea according to C. B. Skovsted et al. 2017

See also Brock and Cooper 1993, Bruton and Harper 2000, Hansen and Holmer 2011, Henningsmoen 1952, Holmer 1986, Holmer 1989, Landing et al. 2002, Li and Holmer 2004, Mitchell 1977, Popov 2000, Popov and Holmer 1996, Puura and Holmer 1993, Williams et al. 2000, Wright 1963 and Zhan et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Acrothyra, Ceratretidae, Craniotreta, Curticiidae, Eoconulidae, Ephippelasmatidae, Hadrotreta, Scaphelasmatidae, Schizotretoides, Torynelasmatidae, Acrotetidae

Subtaxa: Acrotreta Acrotretinae Amictocracens Anabolotreta Anelotreta Angulotreta Aphelotreta Apsotreta Araktina Biernatinae Brachaktassia Canthylotreta Conotreta Cyrtonotreta Dactylotreta Dicondylotreta Ditreta Eohadrotreta Eurytreta Fascicoma Genetreta Hansotreta Hisingerella Homotreta Iberotreta Kostjubella Kotylotreta Kuangshanotreta Lensotreta Linnarssonella Linnarssonia Linnarssoniinae Longipegma Neotreta Olentotreta Opisthotreta Ottenbyella Physotreta Picnotreta Prototreta Quadrisonia Rhondellina Satpakella Scaphelasmatinae Semitreta Spondylotreta Stilpnotreta Tapuritreta Torynelasmatinae Treptotreta Vandalotreta

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of United States (1: Tennessee collection)

• Ordovician of Argentina (1), Australia (14), Canada (2: Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec), China (14), Colombia (1), the Czech Republic (9), Estonia (16), France (3), Iran (9), Ireland (2), Kazakhstan (6), Mexico (3), Norway (38), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (4), Sweden (54), the United Kingdom (15), United States (41: Iowa, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia)

• Llandeilo of China (2), Kazakhstan (1), United States (1: Tennessee)

• Chazy of United States (1: Alabama)

• Klabava of the Czech Republic (1)

• Arenig of China (1), France (1), Norway (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Montana)

• Ayusokkanian of Kazakhstan (24)

• Marjumian of Greenland (2), United States (9: Georgia, Nevada, New York, Texas, Utah)

• Cambrian to Ordovician of Poland (1)

• Cambrian of Antarctica (1), Argentina (2), Australia (16), Canada (20: Alberta, British Columbia, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon and Northwest Territories), China (14), the Czech Republic (6), Denmark (3), Estonia (11), France (1), Germany (2), Greenland (6), Italy (9), Kazakhstan (118), Kyrgyzstan (3), Mexico (12), New Zealand (3), Norway (2), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (5), Sweden (2), the United Kingdom (3), United States (57: Alabama, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Wisconsin, Wyoming)

Total: 581 collections including 893 occurrences

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