Schuchertella Girty 1904 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae

Alternative spellings: Fardenia (Schuchertella), Orthothetes (Schuchertella), Streptorhynchus (Schuchertella)

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

See also Brunton and Champion 1974, Clarke 1908, Lawson 1955, Reed 1944 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Goniarina, Schuchertellopsis, Serratocrista, Teserina

Subtaxa: Schuchertella bassa Schuchertella beyrichi Schuchertella bowdenensis Schuchertella cooperi Schuchertella costatula Schuchertella fernglenensis Schuchertella fushuiensis Schuchertella gelaohoensis Schuchertella guizhouensis Schuchertella haraganensis Schuchertella humboldtensis Schuchertella lens Schuchertella luliangensis Schuchertella magna Schuchertella missouriensis Schuchertella nevadaensis Schuchertella percha Schuchertella probabilis Schuchertella propinqua Schuchertella quryatensis Schuchertella radialis Schuchertella resupinata Schuchertella rubra Schuchertella semiplana Schuchertella shenshuensis Schuchertella subvexa Schuchertella tapina Streptorhynchus (Schuchertella) asperulus Streptorhynchus (Schuchertella) praeceps

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Australia (4 collections), China (21), Greece (6), Indonesia (4), Iran (6), Italy (2), Japan (3), Malaysia (1), Oman (1), Pakistan (27), Thailand (9), United States (5: Alaska, California, Nevada, Texas), Vietnam (1)

• Pennsylvanian of China (1), United States (3: California)

• Chesterian of United States (9: Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Montana, Wyoming)

• Osagean of United States (7: Indiana, Montana, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia)

• Carboniferous to Permian of United States (4: California)

• Carboniferous of Australia (32), Canada (2: Alberta, Northwest Territories), Chile (1), China (4), the Czech Republic (1), Ireland (1), Italy (1), Libya (5), Mexico (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (11), United States (78: California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Iowa/Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah)

• Mississippian of United States (4: Colorado, Idaho)

• Devonian of Afghanistan (2), Australia (6), Belgium (13), Bolivia (29), Brazil (23), Canada (25: Alberta, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Yukon), China (9), France (1), Germany (13), Libya (3), Poland (4), the Russian Federation (2), United States (210: California, Colorado, Iowa, Maryland, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania), Uruguay (1)

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

• Silurian of Australia (1), Canada (10: Northwest Territories, Yukon), Greenland (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (59: Alaska, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan and Ohio, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Niagaran of United States (1: Indiana)

• Ordovician of United States (4: Illinois, Ohio)

Total: 677 collections including 722 occurrences

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