Stenotheca Hicks 1872 (mollusk)

Helcionelloida - Helcionellida - Stenothecidae

Full reference: H. Hicks. 1872. On some undescribed fossils from the Menevian Group of Wales. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 28(1):41-42

Parent taxon: Stenothecidae according to M. J. Vendrasco et al. 2011

See also Bengtson 1992, Bouchet et al. 2005, Landing and Bartowski 1996, Parkhaev 2001, Parkhaev 2002, Parkhaev 2004, Runnegar and Jell 1976, Runnegar and Jell 1980 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthotheca, Eurekapegma, Mellopegma, Planutenia, Pseudoscenella, Stenothecinae, Watsonellinae

Subtaxa: Stenotheca acutacosta Stenotheca angusta Stenotheca clotho Stenotheca cornucopia Stenotheca drepanoida Stenotheca higginsi Stenotheca lata Stenotheca norvegica Stenotheca pojetai Stenotheca tepee Stenotheca transbaikalica

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Type: Stenotheca cornucopia

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Solvan of Australia (1 collection)

• Cambrian of Antarctica (1), Australia (18), Canada (3: Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia), China (6), Greenland (2), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (2: Idaho/ Utah, Massachusetts)

Total: 35 collections including 37 occurrences

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