Onniella Bancroft 1928 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Dalmanellidae

Synonyms: Bagnorthis, Soudleyella

Parent taxon: Dalmanellidae according to L. Hints and D. A. T. Harper 2015

See also Hints 1975, Howe 1988, Opik 1933, Opik 1933, Rubel 2011, Sepkoski 2002 and Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Cincinnetina, Cortezorthinae, Crassiorina, Dalmanella, Dalmanellid, Dalmanellinae, Isorthinae, Prokopiinae, Resserellinae, Templeellinae

Subtaxa: Onniella acuta Onniella argentea Onniella bancrofti Onniella broeggeri Onniella flava Onniella jonesi Onniella kalvoya Onniella longa Onniella navis Onniella ostentata Onniella pashkevichiusi Onniella perplexa Onniella plicata Onniella rava Onniella sturensis Onniella tricapitata Onniella trigona Onniella tyersensis Onniella yichangensis

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Type: Onniella broeggeri

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Jaani of Estonia (1 collection), Lithuania (3)

• Silurian of Australia (3), Canada (2: Northwest Territories, Quebec), Estonia (35), Lithuania (11), the United Kingdom (1)

• Letna of the Czech Republic (1)

• Ordovician of Australia (6), Belarus (1), Belgium (14), Canada (30: Quebec), China (6), the Czech Republic (8), Estonia (34), Latvia (20), Lithuania (11), Myanmar (4), Norway (38), Portugal (2), the Russian Federation (4), Sweden (17), Thailand (1), the United Kingdom (93), United States (55: Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin), Venezuela (1)

Total: 402 collections including 407 occurrences

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