Waagenites (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Rugosochonetidae

Synonyms: Chonetes (Dienerella) Reed 1931 [objective synonym], Dienerella Reed 1931 [objective synonym]

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

See also Reed 1944 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alatochonetes, Arctochonetes, Chaohochonetes, Chonetinella, Fusichonetes, Isochonetes, Jakutochonetes, Kanokurachonetes, Komukia, Linshuichonetes, Neochonetes, Paramesolobus, Pygmochonetes, Rugosochonetes, Schistochonetes, Sokolskya, Waterhouseiella

Subtaxa: Chonetes (Dienerella) robinsoni Waagenites aequicosta Waagenites artemovkensis Waagenites asinuata Waagenites auriferus Waagenites barusiensis Waagenites deplanata Waagenites dichotoma Waagenites elegans Waagenites grandicosta Waagenites irregularis Waagenites squamulifera Waagenites stani Waagenites sureshanensis Waagenites trapezoidalis Waagenites tumenlingensis Waagenites yunnanensis

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of China (1 collection)

• Permian of Australia (3), China (22), Malaysia (2), Pakistan (54), the Russian Federation (4), United States (11: Alaska, Nevada, Utah)

• Pennsylvanian of United States (1: Alaska)

• Carboniferous of United States (2: Alaska)

Total: 100 collections including 120 occurrences

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