†subfamily Cirpinae Ager 1965 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae

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

Sister taxa: Exlaminellinae, Madarosiinae, Nipponirhynchiinae, Saubachia, Strigirhynchiinae, Tricoriinae, Trophisininae, Uncinunellininae, Wellerellinae

Subtaxa: Apertirhynchella Calcirhynchia Cirpa Euxinella Moisseievia Robinsonella Salgirella Vincentirhynchia

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Type: Cirpa

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Algeria (2 collections), Australia (11), Austria (26), Bulgaria (2), Chile (6), China (2), France (42), Germany (3), Greece (2), Greenland (1), Hungary (31), Italy (20), Madagascar (1), New Caledonia (15), New Zealand (67), the Russian Federation (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Slovakia (2), Spain (6), Switzerland (1), Turkey (4), the United Kingdom (22)

• Triassic of Austria (4), China (12), Iran (1), Japan (1), Myanmar (1), New Caledonia (3), New Zealand (9), Papua New Guinea (2), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (13), Slovakia (5), Tajikistan (1), Turkey (1), the United Arab Emirates (1)

Total: 323 collections including 401 occurrences

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