†family Rhynchotrematidae Schuchert 1913 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Rhynchotrematidae

Parent taxon: Rhynchotrematoidea according to A. Williams et al. 2002

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Jin and Chatterton 1997, Macomber 1970, Mitchell 1977 and Rubel and Rozman 1977

Sister taxa: Leptocoeliidae, Machaerariidae, Orthorhynchulidae, Phoenicitoechiidae, Trigonirhynchiidae, Trigonorhynchiidae

Subtaxa: Lepidocyclinae Rhynchotrematinae Stegerhynchella

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Italy (2 collections)

• Triassic of Indonesia (1)

• Devonian of Australia (1), China (1), Kazakhstan (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), Mongolia (2), the Russian Federation (7), Tajikistan (2)

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

• Silurian of Argentina (1), Australia (1), Belarus (1), Canada (87: British Columbia, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Québec, Yukon, Yukon Territory), China (8), the Czech Republic (2), Estonia (27), Iran (2), Latvia (1), Lithuania (1), Mongolia (12), Norway (3), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (9), Spain (2), Sweden (15), Ukraine (5), the United Kingdom (66), United States (69: Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin), Venezuela (1)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (1: Québec)

• Ordovician of Australia (31), Belarus (2), Canada (145: British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), China (7), Estonia (11), Kazakhstan (13), Lithuania (2), Norway (4), Sweden (2), the United Kingdom (10), United States (449: Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming)

Total: 1011 collections including 1238 occurrences

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