†family Mentzeliidae Dagys 1974 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Mentzeliidae

Parent taxon: Spiriferinoidea according to W. H. He and Z. Q. Chen 2016

Sister taxa: Paralaballidae, Sinucostidae, Spiriferinidae

Subtaxa: Madoinae Mentzeliinae Tethyspirinae

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Austria (20 collections), Bosnia and Herzegovina (16), Bulgaria (1), China (53), Croatia (1), Germany (3), Hungary (42), India (2), Iran (8), Italy (45), Nepal (1), New Caledonia (1), New Zealand (1), Romania (6), the Russian Federation (5), Serbia and Montenegro (6), Slovakia (12), Slovenia (2), Thailand (1), Turkey (36), United States (1: Wyoming), Vietnam (1), Yemen (1)

• Permian of Pakistan (6)

Total: 271 collections including 377 occurrences

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