Girtyella Weller 1911 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Cranaenidae

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

See also Brunton and Champion 1974 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Eremithyris, Harttella

Subtaxa: Girtyella cedarensis Girtyella sacculus

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (1 collection), United States (2: Utah)

• Namurian of Thailand (1)

• Chesterian of Canada (2: Alberta), United States (8: Alabama, Indiana, Montana, Oklahoma, Wyoming)

• Osagean of Canada (1: Alberta), United States (1: Kentucky)

• Carboniferous of Canada (4: Alberta), Mexico (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (54: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, Idaho-Utah, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Montana, New Mexico, Texas, Virginia)

• Mississippian of United States (2: Alaska, Arizona)

• Devonian of France (3)

Total: 85 collections including 89 occurrences

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