Spirigerella Waagen 1883 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Athyrididae

Full reference: W. Waagen. 1883. Productus Limestone Fossils, Part IV, fas. 2. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 1(4):391-546

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

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Shen et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Araxathyris, Cardiothyris, Composita, Densalvus, Gruntea, Iniathyris, Nordathyris, Planalvus, Posicomta, Pseudopentagonia, Rectambitus, Septospirigerella, Tongzithyris, Tulathyris, Uldziathyris

Subtaxa: Spirigerella alata Spirigerella bellistriata Spirigerella derbyi Spirigerella discors Spirigerella fusiformis Spirigerella gigas Spirigerella grandis Spirigerella heibayideensis Spirigerella hybrida Spirigerella longa Spirigerella media Spirigerella mendungensis Spirigerella minuta Spirigerella numismalis Spirigerella obovata Spirigerella ovoidalis Spirigerella paraliensis Spirigerella pertumida Spirigerella praelonga Spirigerella proxima Spirigerella rectimarginata Spirigerella subtriangularis Spirigerella subtriquetra Spirigerella teseroi

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Afghanistan (1 collection), Armenia (3), Australia (4), China (41), Croatia (1), India (2), Indonesia (2), Iran (3), Italy (5), Malaysia (1), Myanmar (1), Nepal (7), Pakistan (267), Slovenia (1), Vietnam (1)

• Carboniferous of Iran (3)

• Devonian of China (9)

Total: 352 collections including 912 occurrences

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