Camerella Billings 1859 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Camerellidae

Alternative spelling: Camarella

Parent taxon: Camerellinae according to J. Hansen and L. E. Holmer 2011

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Benedetto 2003, Mitchell 1977, Oraspold 1956, Raymond 1911, Reed 1917, Sepkoski 2002 and Williams et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Bleshidium, Brevicamera, Idiostrophia, Karakulina, Kokomerena, Liricamera, Llanoella, Neostrophia, Perimecocoelia, Plectocamara, Plectosyntrophia, Psilocamerella, Rhynchocamara, Tuloja, Xizangostrophia

Subtaxa: Camerella immatura Camerella mica Camerella minor Camerella minuta Camerella peachi Camerella varians Camerella ventricosa Camerella volborthi

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Type: Camerella volborthi

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Canada (1: Nunavut collection), United States (4: Nevada)

• Silurian of Canada (1: Ontario), Sweden (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (13: Illinois, Iowa, Nevada, Wisconsin)

• Ordovician of Argentina (2), Belarus (1), Canada (15: Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec), China (2), Estonia (2), Kazakhstan (2), Norway (5), the United Kingdom (4), United States (32: Kentucky, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia)

• Chazy of United States (35: New York)

• Llandeilo of the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Tennessee)

• Whiterockian of Canada (3: Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories), United States (2: Nevada)

• Arenig of Bolivia (1)

• Cassinian of the United Kingdom (1)

• Arenigian of Argentina (3)

Total: 136 collections including 143 occurrences

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