Spirelytha Fredericks 1924 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Elythidae

Parent taxon: Toryniferinae according to A. Williams et al. 2006

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Plicotorynifer, Stepanoviina, Taimyrella, Torynifer, Toryniferella

Subtaxa: Spirelytha borealis Spirelytha buravasi Spirelytha fredericksi Spirelytha grandis Spirelytha kashirtsevi Spirelytha kislakovi Spirelytha magna Spirelytha miloradovichi Spirelytha pavlovae Spirelytha petaliformis Spirelytha sheii Spirelytha stepanoviana

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of Australia (36 collections), Canada (8: Nunavut, Yukon), China (4), India (1), Malaysia (4), Mongolia (2), Pakistan (3), the Russian Federation (16), Tajikistan (1), Thailand (4)

Total: 79 collections including 81 occurrences

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