Chaoiella (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Productellidae

Parent taxon: Chaoiellini according to S. S. Lazarev 2011

See also Sepkoski 2002, Williams et al. 2007 and Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Alpavlia, Praehorridonia, Tityrophoria

Subtaxa: Chaoiella geniculata Chaoiella gruenewaldti Chaoiella taiyuanfuensis Chaoiella ustritskyi Chaoiella volkovi

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of Canada (6: Nunavut, Yukon collections), China (13), Japan (3), Pakistan (3), the Russian Federation (4), Thailand (1), United States (11: Alaska)

• Pennsylvanian of China (2), United States (1: Alaska)

• Carboniferous of China (1), United States (1: Alaska)

Total: 46 collections including 47 occurrences

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