†family Richthofeniidae Waagen 1885 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Richthofeniidae

Full reference: W. Waagen. 1885. Productus Limestone Fossils, Part IV, fas. 5. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 1(4):729-770

Parent taxon: Richthofenioidea according to A. Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Crania permiana, Cyclacanthariidae, Gemmellaroiidae, Hercosiidae, Prorichthofenia, Prorichthofeniinae

Subtaxa: Coscinarina Globosobucina Richthofenia Richthofeniinae Seseloidia Striirichthofenia

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Armenia (9 collections), Azerbaijan (3), Cambodia (2), China (19), Greece (19), Iran (3), Italy (4), Japan (1), Oman (3), Pakistan (84), the Russian Federation (2), Slovenia (1), Tajikistan (3), Thailand (1), Ukraine (1), United States (1: Alaska)

• Carboniferous of China (1)

Total: 157 collections including 168 occurrences

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