†family Scacchinellidae Licharew 1928 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Scacchinellidae

Full reference: B. Licharew. 1928. Uber einige seltene und neue Brachiopoden aus dem Unterperm des norlichen Kaukasus. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 10:258-289

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

Sister taxa: Aulostegidae, Cooperinidae, Tschernyschewiidae

Subtaxa: Scacchinellinae

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Austria (4 collections), Azerbaijan (1), China (3), Italy (3), Japan (4), the Russian Federation (7), Slovenia (3), Tajikistan (2), Thailand (1), Tunisia (1), United States (90: Texas)

• Carboniferous of United States (11: Texas)

Total: 130 collections including 136 occurrences

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