Desquamatia Alekseeva 1960 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Atrypida - Atrypidae

Synonyms: Carinatinella, Peshiatrypa , Synatrypa , Tenuiatrypa

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Anatrypa, Devonatrypa, Pseudoatrypa, Radiatrypa, Uralospira, Variatrypa

Subtaxa: Desquamatia (Independatrypa) Desquamatia (Seratrypa) Desquamatia (Synatrypa) Desquamatia khavae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Afghanistan (6 collections), Australia (6), Belgium (1), Canada (72: Alberta, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Mackenzie, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Yukon, Yukon Territory), China (15), France (9), Germany (9), Morocco (1), Myanmar (2), Poland (18), the Russian Federation (28), Spain (1), Tajikistan (1), United States (30: Alaska, Iowa, Missouri, New Mexico, Wisconsin), Uzbekistan (2), Vietnam (8)

• Silurian of Sweden (6)

Total: 215 collections including 279 occurrences

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