Rhipidomella michelini Hall and Clarke 1892 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Rhipidomellidae

Alternative combinations: Dalmanella michelini, Orthis (Rhipidomella) oweni, Rhipidomella oweni, Terebratula michelini

Belongs to Rhipidomella according to D. L. Yang 1984

See also Fliegel 1901, Ustritsky and Chernyak 1963 and Weller 1914

Sister taxa: Rhipidomella acutisulcata, Rhipidomella burlingtonensis, Rhipidomella carbonaria, Rhipidomella caucasica, Rhipidomella cora, Rhipidomella corallina, Rhipidomella cordialis, Rhipidomella diminutiva, Rhipidomella dubia, Rhipidomella dzhuvankarensis, Rhipidomella fortimuscula, Rhipidomella henryhousensis, Rhipidomella hessensis, Rhipidomella hispidula, Rhipidomella jerseyensis, Rhipidomella kharaulakhensis, Rhipidomella lyelliana, Rhipidomella magna, Rhipidomella miaolingensis, Rhipidomella miscella, Rhipidomella missouriensis, Rhipidomella obesiconcha, Rhipidomella oklahomensis, Rhipidomella orthogonia, Rhipidomella parva, Rhipidomella parvula, Rhipidomella pecosi, Rhipidomella penniana, Rhipidomella perminuta, Rhipidomella pressula, Rhipidomella subcircularis, Rhipidomella subtriangularis, Rhipidomella tenuicostata, Rhipidomella thiemei, Rhipidomella uralica, Rhipidomella vanuxemi, Rhipidomella vediensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Indonesia (1 collection)

• Carboniferous of China (1), Egypt (1), Ireland (2), Libya (2), the United Kingdom (47)

Total: 54 collections each including a single occurrence

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