Calpella Owen and Rose 1997 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae

Full reference: E. F. Owen and E. P. F. Rose. 1997. Early Jurassic brachiopods from Gibraltar, and their Tethyan affinities. Palaeontology 40:497-513

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Ajukuzella, Antiptychina, Bazardarella, Cincta, Digonella, Eoantiptychia, Fimbriothyris, Irenothyris, Keratothyris, Kolymithyris, Lazella, Menathyris, Mycerosia, Obovothyris, Parathyridina, Periallus, Pirotella, Rugitela, Sacothyris, Silesiathyris, Somalitela, Tubegatanella, Worobievella, Zeilleria

Subtaxa: Calpella aretusa

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at North Face (Silvertop-Smith collection) (Jurassic of Gibraltar)

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