Tentaculites von Schlotheim 1820

Lophophorata - Tentaculitida - Tentaculitidae

Full reference: E.F. von Schlotheim. 1820. Die Petrfactendunde auf ihrem jetzigen Standpunkte durch die Beshreibung seiner Sammlung versteinerter und fossiler Überreste des Thier- und Pflanzernreichs der Vorwelt erläutert 1-457

Parent taxon: Tentaculitidae according to N. M. Farsan 1994

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Chelmastanites, Prolationus, Seretites, Sokolites, Tractabilis, Tractabilopsis, Tripartites, Ukrainites, Uniformites, Zendadjanites

Subtaxa: Tentaculites exaltatus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

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

• Devonian of Afghanistan (3), Algeria (2), Antarctica (1), Australia (27), Bolivia (1), Brazil (42), Canada (23: Alberta, Northwest Territories, Northwest Territories and Yukon, Ontario, Quebec, Yukon), China (2), Colombia (1), the Czech Republic (2), France (4), Germany (7), Ghana (1), Morocco (1), New Zealand (3), Peru (1), Poland (8), South Africa (13), Spain (4), Ukraine (13), the United Kingdom (5), United States (104: Alaska, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennyslvania), Uruguay (1)

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

• Silurian of Algeria (1), Bolivia (1), Brazil (1), Canada (62: Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec), Estonia (1), Ireland (2), Morocco (1), Norway (12), Paraguay (3), Peru (1), Poland (2), Spain (3), Sweden (23), the United Kingdom (18), United States (56: California, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Ordovician of Australia (1), the Czech Republic (1), Estonia (1), Latvia (3), Norway (4), the United Kingdom (18), United States (12: Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia)

• Canadian of United States (1: Virginia)

Total: 504 collections including 559 occurrences

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