Spiriferellina (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Spiriferellinidae

Alternative spelling: Spiriferina (Spiriferellina)

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

See also Brunton and Champion 1974, Reed 1944, Sepkoski 2002 and Shen et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Crenispirifer, Lancangjiangia, Metriolepis, Pseudospiriferina, Sulcispiriferina, Tulungospirifer

Subtaxa: Spiriferellina aduncata Spiriferellina aequiplicata Spiriferellina altiplecusformis Spiriferellina anguliplica Spiriferellina baywullensis Spiriferellina bilotensis Spiriferellina cambodgiensis Spiriferellina cristata Spiriferellina discoformis Spiriferellina disparata Spiriferellina elegantula Spiriferellina enteleteformis Spiriferellina excelens Spiriferellina hilli Spiriferellina hochuanensis Spiriferellina lacunosa Spiriferellina lata Spiriferellina nanbuensis Spiriferellina nasuta Spiriferellina nasuta Spiriferellina neerkolensis Spiriferellina netschajewi Spiriferellina nuda Spiriferellina orientalis Spiriferellina paucicostata Spiriferellina pauciplicata Spiriferellina pokrowskensis Spiriferellina quadriplicata Spiriferellina quantula Spiriferellina rouxi Spiriferellina tareica Spiriferellina tricosa Spiriferellina triquetra Spiriferellina vercherei Spiriferellina vescula Spiriferellina yanagidai Spiriferellina zewanensis

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Afghanistan (3 collections), Armenia (4), Australia (15), Azerbaijan (3), Bolivia (1), Canada (4: Nunavut, Yukon), China (53), Germany (1), Greenland (7), Indonesia (4), Iran (2), Japan (5), Lithuania (5), Malaysia (4), Mexico (5), Nepal (2), New Zealand (3), Oman (2), Pakistan (103), the Russian Federation (10), Tajikistan (5), Thailand (17), Tunisia (1), Turkey (1), Ukraine (10), the United Kingdom (17), United States (81: Alaska, Arizona, Oregon, Texas), Venezuela (1)

• Pennsylvanian of Canada (1: Nunavut), United States (2: Alaska)

• Westphalian of United States (1: Kentucky)

• Namurian of Argentina (1), Australia (2)

• Chesterian of United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Carboniferous to Permian of United States (1: California)

• Carboniferous of Argentina (2), Australia (4), Belgium (1), Ireland (2), South Korea (1), the United Kingdom (13), United States (37: Arkansas, Nevada, Oklahoma)

• Mississippian of United States (2: Alaska)

• Devonian to Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 441 collections including 504 occurrences

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