†family Lyttoniidae Waagen 1883 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Lyttoniidae

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: Lyttonioidea according to A. Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxon: Rigbyellidae

Subtaxa: Linoldhamininae Lyttoniinae Poikilosakinae

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Afghanistan (3 collections), Armenia (16), Australia (3), Azerbaijan (13), China (274), Croatia (5), Greece (2), Guatemala (1), India (1), Indonesia (1), Iran (18), Japan (33), Malaysia (16), Mexico (7), Pakistan (81), the Russian Federation (9), Slovenia (3), Tajikistan (4), Thailand (20), Tunisia (8), Ukraine (1), United States (315: California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas), Venezuela (1)

Total: 835 collections including 1255 occurrences

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