Sowerbyella Jones 1928 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae

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

See also Cocks 2010, Mitchell 1977, Owen and Harper 1982, Percival et al. 2001, Popov et al. 2000, Rõõmusoks 1959, Sepkoski 2002, Williams et al. 2000 and Zhan et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Anisopleurella, Dubioleptina, Eochonetes, Eoplectodonta, Gunningblandella, Plectodonta

Subtaxa: Sowerbyella (Eochonetes) Sowerbyella (Rugosowerbyella) Sowerbyella (Sowerbyella) Sowerbyella (Viruella) Sowerbyella anticipata Sowerbyella bellarugosa Sowerbyella billabongensis Sowerbyella curdsvillensis Sowerbyella eha Sowerbyella grierensis Sowerbyella kayi Sowerbyella lebanonensis Sowerbyella lepta Sowerbyella minnesotensis Sowerbyella monilifera Sowerbyella multipartita Sowerbyella perplexa Sowerbyella raegaverensis Sowerbyella rugosa Sowerbyella saunjaensis Sowerbyella silicica Sowerbyella sladensis Sowerbyella soudleyensis Sowerbyella subovalis Sowerbyella trabeata

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (2 collections)

• Silurian to Devonian of Germany (1)

• Silurian of Australia (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (6: New York)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (5: Québec)

• Ordovician of Argentina (1), Australia (9), Belarus (7), Belgium (7), Canada (97: Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Québec, Yukon and Northwest Terrorities), China (46), Estonia (134), Ireland (12), Kazakhstan (45), Latvia (6), Lithuania (10), the Netherlands (1), Norway (18), the Russian Federation (8), Spain (1), Sweden (10), the United Kingdom (122), United States (436: Alaska, California, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania and Virginia, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin), Venezuela (1)

• Llandeilo of China (3), the United Kingdom (1)

• Chazy of United States (1: Virginia)

• Whiterockian of United States (8: Nevada)

• Arenig of China (3)

Total: 1003 collections including 1093 occurrences

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