†order Tentaculitida Ljaschenko 1955

Lophophorata - Tentaculitida

Parent taxon: Lophophorata according to M. A. Wilson et al. 2011

See also Farsan 1994, Niko 2000 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Brachiopoda, Ectoprocta, Hyolitha, Phlogites, Phoronida

Subtaxa: Contractenidae Costatulitidae Dentiannulatidae Gotlandellitidae Hemicricus Laminitidae Ljaschenkovites Longulatus Multiconidae Samarites Sektionitidae Tentaculitidae Uniconidae Vjalovites

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Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of Australia (3 collections), Canada (1: Northwest Territories), United States (1: Indiana)

• Devonian of Afghanistan (5), Algeria (2), Antarctica (1), Australia (27), Austria (3), Belarus (2), Bolivia (2), Brazil (42), Canada (26: Alberta, Northwest Territories, Northwest Territories and Yukon, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Yukon), China (6), Colombia (1), the Czech Republic (6), France (5), Germany (12), Ghana (1), Libya (5), Mauritania (1), Morocco (4), New Zealand (3), Peru (1), Poland (24), South Africa (14), Spain (5), Tajikistan (2), Turkey (2), Ukraine (13), the United Kingdom (5), United States (125: Alaska, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennyslvania), Uruguay (1), Venezuela (2)

• Silurian to Devonian of Algeria (1), Argentina (1), China (1), Mauritania (1), Spain (1)

• Silurian of Algeria (1), Argentina (8), Australia (1), Belarus (1), Bolivia (1), Brazil (1), Canada (65: Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec), Estonia (1), France (1), Guinea (1), Ireland (2), Morocco (1), Norway (14), Paraguay (3), Peru (1), Poland (4), Spain (3), Sweden (28), the United Kingdom (20), United States (65: Alaska, California, Illinois, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Ordovician of Australia (1), Canada (4: Quebec), the Czech Republic (1), Estonia (1), Latvia (3), Norway (4), the United Kingdom (19), United States (63: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia)

• Canadian of United States (1: Virginia)

Total: 677 collections including 775 occurrences

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