Hemiptychina Waagen 1882 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Gillediidae

Alternative spelling: Terebratula (Hemiptychina)

Synonyms: Jisuina Grabau 1931, Morrisina Grabau 1931

Full reference: W. Waagen. 1882. Productus Limestone Fossils, Part IV, fas. 1. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 1(4):329-390

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

See also Schellwien 1900, Sepkoski 2002 and Smirnova and Grunt 2001

Sister taxa: Costoconcha, Latiflexa, Parahemiptychina, Pseudojisuina, Sichuanothyris

Subtaxa: Hemiptychina amygdala Hemiptychina carniolica Hemiptychina crebriplicata Hemiptychina darvasica Hemiptychina desticata Hemiptychina himalayensis Hemiptychina inflata Hemiptychina kutorgi Hemiptychina lamellosa Hemiptychina mintrita Hemiptychina mirabilis Hemiptychina mongolica Hemiptychina morrisi Hemiptychina murrita Hemiptychina nana Hemiptychina patula Hemiptychina pseudoelongata Hemiptychina pygmaea Hemiptychina quadricostata Hemiptychina schellwieni Hemiptychina sparsiplicata Hemiptychina subaequalis Hemiptychina truncata Hemiptychina tschernyschewi Hemiptychina warchensis

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of Armenia (3 collections), Australia (1), Azerbaijan (1), China (20), Indonesia (1), Italy (2), Oman (1), Pakistan (160), the Russian Federation (5), Slovenia (1), Thailand (9), Ukraine (1), United States (8: Nevada, Utah)

• Carboniferous of China (1)

Total: 214 collections including 317 occurrences

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