†family Gypidulidae Schuchert and Le Vene 1929 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Gypidulidae

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

See also Jin 2005, Jin and Chatterton 1997 and Savage and Baxter 1995

Sister taxon: Enantiosphenidae

Subtaxa: Conchidiellinae Devonogypinae Geniculigypinae Gypidulinae Ivdeliniinae Ivdelininae Levigatellinae Schegultania Sieberellinae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Givetian of the Russian Federation (1 collection), United States (1: Missouri)

• Devonian of Afghanistan (6), Australia (16), Austria (2), Belgium (1), Brazil (1), Canada (124: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec, Yukon, Yukon Territory), China (16), the Czech Republic (13), France (9), Germany (12), Italy (4), Kazakhstan (1), Morocco (4), Myanmar (2), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (66), Spain (6), Tajikistan (10), Thailand (1), Ukraine (1), United States (127: Alaska, Arizona, California, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania), Uzbekistan (7), Vietnam (4)

• Whitwellian of Canada (3: Northwest Territories)

• Jaani of Estonia (2)

• Niagaran of Canada (1: Québec), United States (1: Ohio)

• Silurian to Devonian of Australia (1), Pakistan (1), Poland (1), Ukraine (1), United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Silurian of Australia (5), Belarus (3), Canada (58: New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Québec, Yukon), China (3), the Czech Republic (17), Estonia (5), Ireland (1), Kazakhstan (1), Latvia (1), Lithuania (11), Mexico (3), Mongolia (2), the Russian Federation (14), Sweden (20), Tajikistan (2), Ukraine (6), the United Kingdom (29), United States (54: Alaska, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, West Virginia, Wisconsin), Venezuela (2)

Total: 687 collections including 946 occurrences

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