Schellwienella (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Pulsiidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Pulsia

Subtaxa: Schellwienella alternata Schellwienella burlingtonensis Schellwienella chouteauensis Schellwienella crenistria Schellwienella crenulicostata Schellwienella inaequalis Schellwienella inflata Schellwienella marcidula Schellwienella planumbona Schellwienella radialis Schellwienella regina Schellwienella rotunda Schellwienella scotica Schellwienella senilis

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Type: Schellwienella crenistria

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (11 collections), India (1)

• Chesterian of United States (2: Arkansas, Indiana)

• Osagean of Canada (2: Northwest Territories), United States (1: Virginia)

• Carboniferous of Australia (8), Canada (21: Alberta, Northwest Territories, Yukon), China (2), Ireland (2), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), the United Kingdom (48), United States (18: Alabama, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Montana)

• Devonian of Algeria (1), Australia (3), China (4), Colombia (28), Germany (2), Kazakhstan (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (4), South Africa (7), Ukraine (1), United States (4: Montana, Ohio), Venezuela (1), Vietnam (4)

• Silurian to Devonian of United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Silurian of China (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (10: Maryland, West Virginia)

• Ordovician of China (2)

Total: 194 collections including 214 occurrences

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