Rhipidomella (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Rhipidomellidae

Alternative spelling: Orthis (Rhipidomella)

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

See also Kotlyar et al. 2004, Reed 1944 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Ambonorthella, Aulacella, Clavodalejina, Dalejina, Discomyorthis, Mendacella, Peridalejina, Pseudodicoelosia, Pseudomendacella, Stainbrookia, Strixella, Thiemella

Subtaxa: 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 michelini Rhipidomella miscella Rhipidomella missouriensis Rhipidomella obesiconcha Rhipidomella oklahomensis Rhipidomella orthogonia Rhipidomella parva Rhipidomella pecosi Rhipidomella penniana Rhipidomella perminuta Rhipidomella pressula Rhipidomella subcircularis Rhipidomella subtriangularis Rhipidomella tenuicostata Rhipidomella thiemei Rhipidomella uralica Rhipidomella vanuxemi Rhipidomella vediensis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Afghanistan (1 collection), Armenia (4), Bolivia (18), Canada (1: Nunavut), China (18), Greece (1), Guatemala (1), Indonesia (2), Iran (4), Japan (3), Malaysia (5), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (6), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (3), Thailand (14), United States (142: Alaska, Kansas, Nevada, Oregon, Texas), Vietnam (1)

• Virgilian of United States (14: Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (8: Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Oklahoma)

• Pennsylvanian of United States (2: California)

• Chesterian of United States (4: Alabama, Arkansas)

• Osagean of Canada (2: Alberta, Northwest Territories), United States (7: Indiana, Kentucky, Montana, Utah)

• Carboniferous to Permian of United States (2: California)

• Carboniferous of Australia (44), Belgium (1), Bolivia (1), Brazil (1), Canada (13: Alberta, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon), China (5), Egypt (1), Ireland (2), Italy (1), Libya (5), Mexico (1), Nepal (1), Pakistan (2), Peru (3), the Russian Federation (1), South Korea (2), the United Kingdom (52), United States (157: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah)

• Mississippian of United States (6: Alaska, Arizona)

• Devonian of Algeria (1), Australia (4), Canada (2: Alberta, Ontario), Colombia (2), Libya (5), Ukraine (3), United States (311: Alaska, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Silurian of Canada (1: Ontario), Sweden (9), the United Kingdom (1), United States (63: Georgia, Illinois, New York, Oklahoma, West Virginia)

• Niagaran of United States (1: Indiana)

Total: 968 collections including 1045 occurrences

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