Protochonetes Muir-Wood 1962 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Strophochonetidae

Parent taxon: Protochonetinae according to M. Rubel 2011

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Jin and Chatterton 1997, Sepkoski 2002 and Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Eoplicanoplia, Hypselonetes, Nabarredia, Shagamella

Subtaxa: Protochonetes elyensis Protochonetes harricanensis Protochonetes ludlovensis Protochonetes ludloviensis Protochonetes minimus Protochonetes piltenensis Protochonetes striatellus

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Type: Protochonetes ludloviensis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (16 collections), Belarus (1), Canada (1: Quebec), China (5), the Russian Federation (1)

• Silurian to Devonian of Australia (1), Canada (1: Nova Scotia)

• Silurian of Argentina (3), Australia (5), Belarus (5), Bolivia (1), Brazil (1), Canada (34: New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Quebec, Québec), China (1), Estonia (17), Ireland (2), Lithuania (23), Norway (2), Poland (2), Spain (2), Sweden (7), Ukraine (16), the United Kingdom (74), United States (3: Indiana, Nevada), Venezuela (1)

Total: 225 collections including 232 occurrences

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