Elita (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Elythidae

Synonym: Elytha Conrad

Parent taxon: Elythinae according to A. Williams et al. 2006

See also Kindle and Eidman 1955 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Kitakamithyris

Subtaxa: Elita fimbriata

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Canada (4: Northwest Territories, Ontario collections), China (1), United States (126: Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, New York), Venezuela (2)

Total: 133 collections including 135 occurrences

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