Jamesella Walcott 1905

Rhynchonellata - Protorthida - Protorthidae

Alternative spelling: Nisusia (Jamesella)

Full reference: C. D. Walcott. 1905. Cambrian Brachiopoda with descriptions of new genera and species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 28(1395):227-337

Parent taxon: Protorthidae according to A. Williams et al. 2000

See also Cooper 1976, Geyer and Mergl 1997, Sepkoski 2002 and Walcott 1905

Sister taxa: Glyptoria, Israelaria, Loperia, Protorthis, Psiloria, Saesorthis

Subtaxa: Jamesella perpasta Nisusia (Jamesella) amii Nisusia (Jamesella) erecta Nisusia (Jamesella) kanabensis Nisusia (Jamesella) kuthani Nisusia (Jamesella) lowi Nisusia (Jamesella) utahensis

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Type: Orthis perpasta


• Solvan of the Czech Republic (1 collection)

• Delamaran of Canada (2: Alberta, British Columbia)

• Cambrian of the Czech Republic (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), Morocco (1), United States (1: Arizona)

Total: 7 collections including 9 occurrences

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