Technophorus Miller 1889 (mollusk)

Rostroconchia - Ribeirioida - Technophoridae

Synonym: Ribeirella Perner 1903

Full reference: S. A. Miller. 1889. North American geology and palaeontology for the use of amateurs, students and scientists 1-664

Parent taxon: Technophoridae according to J. Pojeta and B. Runnegar 1976

See also Bouchet et al. 2010 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Kimopegma, Myocaris, Pleuropegma

Subtaxa: Ribeirella crassa Technophorus bellistriatus Technophorus cancellatus Technophorus cincinnatiense Technophorus divaricatus Technophorus faberi Technophorus filistriatus Technophorus kempae Technophorus milleri Technophorus minutus Technophorus nicolli Technophorus oblongus Technophorus peregrinus Technophorus planei Technophorus punctostriatus Technophorus quincuncialis Technophorus shiqianensis Technophorus subacutus Technophorus walteri

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Type: Technophorus faberi

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of China (1 collection)

• Ordovician of Australia (13), Canada (1: Quebec), Spain (1), United States (10: Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio)

• Arenig of Bolivia (1)

• Cambrian of Australia (3)

Total: 30 collections including 31 occurrences

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