Cleiothyridina orbicularis McChesney 1859 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Athyrididae

Alternative combination: Athyris orbicularis

Full reference: A. M. McChesney. 1859. Descriptions of new species of fossils from the Paleozoic rocks of the western states. Transactions of the Chicago Academy of Sciences 1:1-76

Belongs to Cleiothyridina according to L. Lee and F. Gu 1980

See also Girty 1915, Hoare 1961, McChesney 1859, Ustritsky and Chernyak 1963 and Yang et al. 1977

Sister taxa: Athyris (Cleiothyridina) bajtuganensis, Athyris (Cleiothyridina) epigona, Athyris (Cleiothyridina) warchensis, Cleiothyridina accola, Cleiothyridina acutomarginalis, Cleiothyridina ailakensis, Cleiothyridina anabathra, Cleiothyridina attenuata, Cleiothyridina bajkurica, Cleiothyridina baracoodensis, Cleiothyridina barbata, Cleiothyridina capillata, Cleiothyridina circularis, Cleiothyridina ciriacksi, Cleiothyridina corculum, Cleiothyridina dalmiriensis, Cleiothyridina davidsoni, Cleiothyridina deroissyi, Cleiothyridina dilimensis, Cleiothyridina echidniformis, Cleiothyridina excavata, Cleiothyridina globulina, Cleiothyridina grossula, Cleiothyridina hayasakai, Cleiothyridina interposita, Cleiothyridina intonsa, Cleiothyridina laminosa, Cleiothyridina laqueata, Cleiothyridina macleayana, Cleiothyridina maynci, Cleiothyridina mulsa, Cleiothyridina nana, Cleiothyridina nielseni, Cleiothyridina nikolaevi, Cleiothyridina ovalis, Cleiothyridina pectinifera, Cleiothyridina perthensis, Cleiothyridina pijaensis, Cleiothyridina pilularis, Cleiothyridina prouti, Cleiothyridina rara, Cleiothyridina rectimarginata, Cleiothyridina saraiensis, Cleiothyridina semiconcava, Cleiothyridina seriata, Cleiothyridina shenshuensis, Cleiothyridina simulans, Cleiothyridina solovjevae, Cleiothyridina subexpansa, Cleiothyridina tenuilineata, Cleiothyridina tribulosa, Cleiothyridina tschironensis, Cleiothyridina uralica, Cleiothyridina xetriformis, Cleiothyridina zhexiensis, Cleiothyridellina accoliformis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (2 collections)

• Virgilian of United States (1: Kansas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (22: Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania)

• Carboniferous of Brazil (1), United States (6: Arizona, Nevada)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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