†family Enteletidae Waagen 1884 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Enteletidae

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

Sister taxa: Chrustenoporidae, Draboviidae, Linoporellidae, Saukrodictyidae, Schizophoriidae

Subtaxa: Camerenteletes Enteletella Enteletes Enteletina Enteletoides Mapingtichia Parenteletes Peltichia

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Type: Enteletes

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Afghanistan (3 collections), Armenia (6), Austria (2), Azerbaijan (1), Bolivia (2), China (153), Croatia (3), Greece (1), Guatemala (1), Iran (17), Italy (4), Japan (12), Malaysia (6), Mexico (2), Pakistan (46), Peru (2), the Russian Federation (4), Slovenia (2), Tajikistan (7), Thailand (3), Tunisia (14), Turkey (2), Ukraine (2), United States (256: Alaska, Kansas, New Mexico, Texas), Vietnam (1)

• Virgilian of United States (12: Illinois, Kansas, Ohio, Texas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (1: Illinois)

• Carboniferous to Permian of Bolivia (1)

• Carboniferous of China (3), Italy (1), United States (63: Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas)

Total: 633 collections including 819 occurrences

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