Schellwienella chouteauensis Weller 1914 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Pulsiidae

Full reference: S. Weller. 1914. The Mississippian Brachiopoda of the Mississippian Valley Basin. 1:1-508

Belongs to Schellwienella according to S. Weller 1914

Sister taxa: Schellwienella alternata, Schellwienella burlingtonensis, Schellwienella crenistria, Schellwienella crenulicostata, Schellwienella inaequalis, Schellwienella inflata, Schellwienella marcidula, Schellwienella planumbona, Schellwienella radialis, Schellwienella regina, Schellwienella rotunda, Schellwienella scotica, Schellwienella senilis

Type specimen: W. M. 9856.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Lake Minnewanka, 64-65 m, Banff Formation, Western Alberta (Carboniferous of Alberta)

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