†subfamily Zeilleriinae Allan 1940 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae

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

Sister taxa: Aulacothyrinae, Bakonithyris, Macandreviinae, Misunithyris, Neozeilleria, Polyplectella, Securininae, Vectellinae

Subtaxa: Ajukuzella Antiptychina Bazardarella Calpella Cincta Digonella Eoantiptychia Fimbriothyris Irenothyris Keratothyris Kolymithyris Lazella Menathyris Mycerosia Obovothyris Parathyridina Periallus Pirotella Rugitela Sacothyris Silesiathyris Somalitela Tubegatanella Worobievella Zeilleria

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Type: Zeilleria

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (8 collections), Germany (4), Greenland (2), Mexico (3), Portugal (3), the Russian Federation (2), the United Kingdom (6)

• Jurassic of Algeria (3), Argentina (2), Austria (37), Bulgaria (13), Canada (1: British Columbia), Egypt (3), Eritrea (3), Ethiopia (6), France (207), Germany (3), Gibraltar (1), Greece (1), Greenland (2), Hungary (62), India (1), Iran (1), Israel (4), Italy (19), Morocco (16), New Zealand (49), Poland (3), Portugal (3), the Russian Federation (3), Saudi Arabia (25), Serbia and Montenegro (3), Slovakia (4), Somalia (5), Spain (109), Switzerland (2), Tunisia (4), Turkey (4), Ukraine (11), the United Kingdom (42), Uzbekistan (1), Yemen (2)

• Triassic to Jurassic of New Caledonia (1), New Zealand (1)

• Triassic of Austria (52), Canada (4: British Columbia), China (11), Germany (3), Hungary (9), Israel (1), Italy (6), Laos (1), New Caledonia (1), New Zealand (7), Papua New Guinea (2), Poland (1), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (29), Serbia and Montenegro (5), Slovakia (6), Tajikistan (2), Turkey (1), Ukraine (1), United States (19: Idaho, Nevada, Utah), Vietnam (1)

Total: 849 collections including 1177 occurrences

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