Gunnarella Spjeldnaes 1957 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophomenidae

Alternative spelling: Strophomena (Gunnarella)

Full reference: N. Spjeldnaes. 1957. The Middle Ordovician of the Oslo Region, Norway. 8. Brachiopods of the Suborder Strophomenida. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 37(1):1-214

Parent taxon: Strophomeninae according to A. Williams et al. 2007

See also Dewing 1999, Mitchell 1977, Sepkoski 2002 and Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Actinomena, Drummuckina, Esilia, Holtedahlina, Infurca, Leigerina, Longvillia, Ochyromena, Pseudostrophomena, Rhipidomena, Rugomena, Saxbyonia, Semnanostrophia, Strophomena, Tetraphalerella

Subtaxa: Gunnarella corrugata Gunnarella corrugatella Gunnarella delta Gunnarella magnifica Gunnarella mcdermotti Strophomena (Gunnarella) beta

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Type: Gunnarella delta

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of Ireland (1 collection)

• Ordovician of Canada (2: Quebec), China (2), Norway (12), Sweden (5), the United Kingdom (11)

Total: 33 collections each including a single occurrence

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