†family Martiniidae Waagen 1883 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Martiniidae

Full reference: W. Waagen. 1883. Productus Limestone Fossils, Part IV, fas. 2. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 1(4):391-546

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

See also Chen and Shi 1999, Shen et al. 2003 and Smith and Xu 1988

Sister taxa: Crassumbidae, Elythynidae, Gerkispiridae, Ingelarellidae, Perissothyrididae, Tenellodermidae

Subtaxa: Elivellinae Eomartiniopsinae Ladoliplica Martiniinae

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Type: Martinia

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of China (4 collections)

• Permian of Afghanistan (5), Armenia (1), Australia (16), Austria (2), Canada (18: Nunavut, Yukon), China (145), Croatia (5), East Timor (2), Greece (6), Greenland (9), India (2), Indonesia (2), Iran (10), Italy (6), Japan (13), Malaysia (7), Mexico (3), Mongolia (2), Nepal (1), New Zealand (14), Pakistan (93), the Russian Federation (14), Slovenia (2), Tajikistan (12), Thailand (8), Tunisia (4), Turkey (2), Ukraine (3), United States (116: Alaska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas)

• Pennsylvanian of Canada (1: Nunavut), China (3)

• Westphalian of Spain (1)

• Namurian of Thailand (1)

• Chesterian of United States (15: Indiana)

• Carboniferous of Canada (17: Alberta, Nunavut), China (13), Ireland (1), Italy (1), Nepal (1), the Russian Federation (1), South Korea (1), the United Kingdom (19), United States (51: Alaska, Idaho, Idaho-Utah, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Montana, Nevada, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas)

• Mississippian of Canada (1: Northwest Territories), United States (5: Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, California)

• Devonian of China (2), the Czech Republic (1), Germany (2), United States (1: Alaska), Uzbekistan (1)

• Silurian to Devonian of Pakistan (1)

• Silurian of Belarus (1), Lithuania (1)

Total: 669 collections including 873 occurrences

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