Leptellina Ulrich and Cooper 1936 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Leptellinidae

Synonym: Qianjiangella

Parent taxon: Leptellininae according to M. Liljeroth et al. 2017

See also Jin and Chatterton 1997, Mitchell 1977, Percival et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002, Williams et al. 2000 and Zhan et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Acculina, Bekkerella, Dulankarella, Kajnaria, Kilbuchomena, Leptastichidia, Leptelloidea, Mabella, Reversella, Shlyginia

Subtaxa: Leptellina (Leptellina) Leptellina (Merciella) Leptellina llandeiloensis Leptellina seletensis Leptellina spatiosa Leptellina subquadrata Leptellina tennesseensis Leptellina transversa

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Type: Leptellina tennesseensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (7: Northwest Territories collections), China (8), United States (2: Iowa)

• Ordovician of Argentina (2), Australia (12), China (19), the Czech Republic (2), Estonia (3), Iran (1), Ireland (3), Kazakhstan (9), Latvia (1), Myanmar (5), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (3), Sweden (5), the United Kingdom (15), United States (29: Alabama, Alaska, California, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia)

• Llandeilo of China (1), Mongolia (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (2: California, Tennessee)

• Whiterockian of United States (9: Nevada)

• Dawan of China (1)

• Arenig of Argentina (1), China (2)

Total: 148 collections including 151 occurrences

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