Ovatia (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Monticuliferidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Asperlinus, Auriculispina, Filiconcha, Globiella, Kolymaella, Linoprotonia, Liraria, Magadania, Magniplicatina, Papiliolinus, Spitzbergenia, Striapustula, Teleoproductus, Undaria, Undellaria, Vitiliproductus

Subtaxa: Ovatia mezenensis Ovatia ufensis

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of the Russian Federation (5 collections)

• Pennsylvanian of United States (3: California, Utah)

• Chesterian of Mexico (1), United States (27: Arkansas, Montana, Nevada, Oklahoma, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Osagean of United States (2: Indiana)

• Carboniferous of Australia (1), Canada (22: Alberta), China (3), Mexico (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (65: Alabama, California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Iowa/Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas)

• Mississippian of Canada (2: Northwest Territories)

• Devonian to Carboniferous of France (1)

Total: 134 collections including 135 occurrences

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