Squamularia Gemmellaro 1899 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Elythidae

Full reference: G. G. Gemmellaro. 1899. La Fauna dei Calcari Con Fusulina della Valle del Fiume Sosio nella Provincia di Palermo, Brachiopoda. Giornale di Scienze Naturali ed Economiche Palermo 21:95-202

Parent taxon: Elythidae according to V. Verna and L. Angiolini 2011

See also Sepkoski 2002, Shen et al. 2003 and Williams et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Anomaloriinae, Elythinae, Martinothyridinae, Phricodothyridinae, Toryniferinae, Zhinania

Subtaxa: Squamularia dieneri Squamularia elegantuloides Squamularia formilla Squamularia marcouxi Squamularia ovalis Squamularia postgrandis Squamularia pulcherrima Squamularia rotundata Squamularia suborbicularis Squamularia superba Squamularia umbonalis

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Type: Squamularia rotundata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Austria (2 collections), Azerbaijan (1), China (49), Greece (1), Iran (12), Italy (2), Japan (1), Mongolia (1), Nepal (2), Oman (3), Pakistan (7), Slovenia (2), Thailand (1), Turkey (14), Ukraine (2), United States (17: Alaska, Arizona, California, Utah)

• Desmoinesian of United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Pennsylvanian of United States (3: Alaska)

• Carboniferous of United States (2: Alaska)

• Mississippian of United States (1: Alaska)

Total: 124 collections including 143 occurrences

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