Eumetria (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Retziidae

Alternative spelling: Retzia (Eumetria)

Parent taxon: Retziidae according to A. Williams et al. 2002

See also Rothpletz 1892 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acambona, Retzia

Subtaxa: Eumetria iowensis Eumetria lata Eumetria pitkinensis

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Chesterian of Canada (2: Alberta, Northwest Territories collections), United States (35: Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Montana, Oklahoma, Wyoming)

• Osagean of Canada (1: Alberta), United States (2: Indiana, Kentucky)

• Carboniferous of Australia (4), Canada (19: Alberta), China (1), the Czech Republic (1), United States (115: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Utah)

• Mississippian of United States (3: Alaska, Arizona)

• Devonian of United States (3: Colorado, Iowa, Montana, and Wyoming)

Total: 186 collections including 202 occurrences

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