†family Gillediidae Campbell 1965 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Gillediidae

Full reference: K. S. W. Campbell. 1965. Australian Permian terebratuloids. Bureau of Mineral Resources Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 68:3-146

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

Sister taxa: Adygellopsis, Angustothyrididae, Antzeilleridae, Athyrorhynchia, Beecheriidae, Dielasmatidae, Heterelasminidae, Juvavellidae, Paradygella, Proanadyrella, Pseudodielasmatidae, Pseudoharttina, Pseudopygoides, Thyratryaria, Zugmayeriidae

Subtaxa: Gillediinae Hemiptychininae Mongolina

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Type: Gilledia

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of China (2 collections)

• Permian of Afghanistan (1), Armenia (3), Australia (102), Azerbaijan (1), Canada (2: Nunavut, Yukon), China (30), Indonesia (1), Iran (12), Italy (2), Nepal (3), New Zealand (17), Oman (29), Pakistan (161), the Russian Federation (9), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovenia (1), Tajikistan (2), Thailand (9), Ukraine (2), United States (29: Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah), Venezuela (3)

• Carboniferous of Australia (13), China (1), Libya (2)

Total: 438 collections including 565 occurrences

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