Wellerella minuta Chronic 1949 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae

Full reference: B.J. Chronic. 1949. Invertebrate paleontology (excepting fuslinids and corals). Upper Paleozoic of Peru 46-173

Belongs to Wellerella according to J. Chronic 1953

See also Chronic 1949

Sister taxa: Wellerella arthaberi, Wellerella bidentata, Wellerella connivens, Wellerella delicatula, Wellerella girtyi, Wellerella globosa, Wellerella granum, Wellerella hemiplicata, Wellerella lemasi, Wellerella longiplicata, Wellerella multiplicata, Wellerella nitidula, Wellerella osagensis, Wellerella polycostata, Wellerella rotunda, Wellerella saxatilis, Wellerella tetrahedra, Wellerella truncata

Type specimen: AMNH 26917/1:6, a shell (Articulated shell). Its type locality is AMNH286, Bed 8, Cerro Caya Caya Section 18, which is in an Artinskian marine limestone in Peru.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Peru (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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