Composita subtilita Hall 1852 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Athyrididae

Alternative combinations: Athyris subtilita, Spirigera subtilita, Terebratula subtilita

Full reference: J. Hall. 1852. Notes on some of the fossils collected on the route from the Missouri River to the Great Salt Lake and in the vicintiy of the latter place. Exploration and survey of the valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah. U. S. 32nd Congress Special Session, S. Ex. Doc. 3:407-414

Belongs to Composita according to M. R. Mudge et al. 1962

See also Derby 1876, Girty 1915, Hall 1852, Hoare 1961, McKee 1938, Salter 1861 and Toula 1869

Sister taxa: Athyris (Composita) indosinensis, Athyris (Composita) semirostrata, Composita advena, Composita affinis, Composita apheles, Composita apsidata, Composita bamberi, Composita biforma, Composita bucculenta, Composita costata, Composita cracens, Composita crassa, Composita depressa, Composita discina, Composita elongata, Composita emarginata, Composita enormis, Composita girtyi, Composita grandis, Composita hapsida, Composita huagongensis, Composita idahoensis, Composita imbricata, Composita insulcata, Composita jogensis, Composita magnicarina, Composita mexicana, Composita minuscula, Composita mira, Composita misriensis, Composita nucella, Composita ovata, Composita parasulcata, Composita pilula, Composita plana, Composita prospera, Composita pyriformis, Composita quadrirotunda, Composita quantilla, Composita rotunda, Composita sigma, Composita stalagmium, Composita strongyle, Composita subcircularis, Composita subquadrata, Composita tareica, Composita tetralobata, Composita tobaensis, Composita trinuclea

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Leonard of United States (1: Utah collection)

• Permian of Bolivia (27), Indonesia (1), Peru (28), United States (120: California, Idaho, Kansas, Nevada, Texas, Wyoming)

• Virgilian of United States (80: Illinois, Kansas, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (95: Kansas, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Utah)

• Atokan of United States (5: Missouri, Nevada, Wyoming)

• Carboniferous to Permian of Bolivia (1)

• Carboniferous of United States (98: Arizona, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Mississippian of Canada (1: Nova Scotia)

Total: 457 collections including 458 occurrences

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