Eccentrotheca Landing et al. 1980 (lamp shell)

Brachiopoda

Full reference: E. Landing, G. S. Nowlan, and T. P. Fletcher. 1980. A microfauna associated with Early Cambrian trilobites of the Callavia Zone, northern Antigonish Highlands, Nova Scotia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 17(3):400-418

Parent taxon: Brachiopoda according to U. Balthasar et al. 2009

See also Hinz 1987, Landing 1984, Sepkoski 2002 and Skovsted et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Acanthotretella, Ancylopoda, Arthropomata, Articulata, Clitambonoidea, Craniiformea, Dallinacea, Dichotomosella, Drakozoon, Ecardines, Ernogia, Helictopoda, Inarticulata, Lathamella, Linguliformea, Lyopomata, Mickwitziidae, Oymurania, Plectorhynchonella, Pygocaulia, Rhynchonelliformea, Rictia, Surindia, Testicardines, Thecidium, Tommotiida, Vjalovithyris

Subtaxa: Eccentrotheca guano Eccentrotheca kanesia

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cambrian of Australia (13 collections), Canada (17: Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia), the United Kingdom (6), United States (15: Massachusetts)

Total: 51 collections including 53 occurrences

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