†family Strophomenidae King 1846 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophomenidae

Parent taxon: Strophomenoidea according to M. Liljeroth et al. 2017

See also Alikhova 1953, Bassett and Cocks 1974, Cocks 2010, Hoel 2011, Howe 1988, Jakobsen et al. 2014, Jin and Chatterton 1997, Macomber 1970, Mitchell 1977, Musteikis and Cocks 2004, Neuman and Bruton 1974, Oraspold 1956, Owen and Harper 1982, Phleger 1933, Popov et al. 2000, Raymond 1911, Rubel 2011, Williams et al. 2000 and Zhan et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Amphistrophiidae, Christianiidae, Douvillinidae, Douvinella, Eopholidostrophiidae, Foliomenidae, Glyptomenidae, Idioglyptus, Leptaenoideidae, Leptostrophiidae, Playfairia, Rafinesquinidae, Rhenostrophia, Shaleriidae, Strophodontidae, Strophomenidea, Strophonellidae, Syntrophodonta

Subtaxa: Bellimurina Chunanomena Furcitellinae Gosaukammerella Iberomena Leptaenoideinae Nasutimena Oepikinae Opikina Orthotetinae Oxostrophomena Rafinesquinae Septomena Strophomeninae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Austria (6 collections), Germany (1), Hungary (1), India (1), Iran (2), Italy (2), Japan (2), Oman (1), the Philippines (1), Turkey (3)

• Carboniferous of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1)

• Devonian of Australia (1), Italy (1)

• Silurian to Devonian of Algeria (1), Morocco (1)

• Silurian of Australia (2), Canada (33: Manitoba, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec), China (19), the Czech Republic (5), Estonia (18), Iran (1), Ireland (1), Lithuania (4), Norway (17), the Russian Federation (16), Spain (1), Sweden (45), Ukraine (3), the United Kingdom (68), United States (6: Iowa, New York, Wisconsin), Venezuela (1)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (1: Québec)

• Ordovician of Algeria (1), Argentina (1), Australia (22), Belarus (3), Belgium (13), Canada (295: British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Nunvait, Ontario, Quebec), China (39), the Czech Republic (1), Estonia (211), France (6), Iran (3), Ireland (6), Kazakhstan (34), Latvia (11), Lithuania (7), Mongolia (5), Norway (40), Portugal (4), the Russian Federation (65), Spain (7), Sweden (20), Thailand (1), the United Kingdom (62), United States (655: Alabama, Alaska, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming)

• Llandeilo of Australia (2), China (7), Kazakhstan (3), Mongolia (1), the United Kingdom (3)

• Chazy of Canada (4: Ontario, Quebec), United States (25: Alabama, New York)

• Whiterockian of United States (11: Nevada, Utah, Virginia)

• Dawan of China (1)

• Arenig of China (3)

Total: 1838 collections including 2681 occurrences

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