†family Chonetidae Bronn 1862 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Chonetidae

Parent taxon: Chonetoidea according to A. Williams et al. 2000

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Hoare 1961 and Jin and Chatterton 1997

Sister taxa: Anopliidae, Chonostrophiidae, Daviesiellidae, Eodevonariidae, Ogorella, Rugosochonetidae, Strophochonetidae

Subtaxa: Chonetinae Dagnachonetinae Devonochonetinae Notiochonetinae Retichonetinae

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Type: Chonetes

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic to Jurassic of United States (1: Alaska collection)

• Triassic of China (1)

• Leonard of United States (4: Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming)

• Permian of Australia (2), Bolivia (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), China (9), India (2), Mexico (10), Nepal (1), Pakistan (13), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (18), United States (56: Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Desmoinesian of United States (97: Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania)

• Atokan of United States (1: Missouri)

• Pennsylvanian of United States (2: Alaska)

• Chesterian of United States (9: Arkansas, Montana, Virginia)

• Osagean of United States (5: Indiana, Montana, Tennessee, Virginia)

• Carboniferous of Argentina (2), Australia (4), Canada (8: Alberta, Northwest Territories, Yukon), China (1), Germany (5), Libya (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (58), United States (94: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Mississippian of United States (13: Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Utah)

• Couvinien of Australia (1)

• Devonian to Carboniferous of Canada (1: Northwest Territories), the United Kingdom (2)

• Devonian of Afghanistan (1), Algeria (1), Antarctica (1), Argentina (1), Australia (26), Austria (1), Belgium (1), Bolivia (30), Brazil (11), Canada (38: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Yukon), China (33), Colombia (26), the Czech Republic (6), France (30), Germany (33), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (1), Libya (14), Mauritania (3), New Zealand (6), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (7), South Africa (12), Spain (8), Tajikistan (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (712: Alaska, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin), Uruguay (1), Uzbekistan (2), Venezuela (8), Vietnam (7)

• Silurian to Devonian of United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Silurian of Argentina (2), Australia (6), Bolivia (1), China (3), India (2), Mexico (1), Spain (3), Sweden (8), the United Kingdom (6), United States (40: Maryland, New York, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Ordovician of Venezuela (1)

Total: 1533 collections including 2085 occurrences

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