†family Dayiidae Waagen 1883 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Dayiidae

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

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Macomber 1970 and Mitchell 1977

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Dayia Dayiinae Protozeuga

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of the Czech Republic (1 collection), Ukraine (2)

• Silurian to Devonian of the Czech Republic (1)

• Silurian of Belarus (4), Canada (1: Northwest Territories), the Czech Republic (14), Estonia (1), France (1), Lithuania (28), Morocco (1), Poland (2), Sweden (6), Tajikistan (1), Ukraine (11), the United Kingdom (37)

Total: 111 collections including 118 occurrences

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