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Elythidae

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Elythidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1924Elythidae Fredericks
2003Elythidae Shen et al. p. 89
2006Elythidae Williams et al. p. 1864

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderSpiriferida
suborderDelthyridinaIvanova 1972
superfamilyReticularioidea
familyElythidaeFredericks 1924
familyElythidaeFredericks 1924

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitep
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yesp
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Created: 2004-02-28 14:12:52
Modified: 2004-02-28 16:12:52
Source: o = order, c = class, p = phylum
Reference: Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Devonian to the top of the Changhsingian or 419.20000 to 252.17000 Ma

Collections (1568 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pridoli - Lochkovian423.0 - 410.8Pakistan (North-West Frontier) Elytha sp. (79383)
Early/Lower Devonian419.2 - 393.3Canada (Ontario) Elytha fimbriata (40058)
Early/Lower Devonian419.2 - 393.3USA (New York) Elytha fimbriata (75470 75471)
Early/Lower Devonian - Middle Devonian419.2 - 382.7Colombia Elytha sp. (35913 35914 35915)
Pragian410.8 - 407.6Venezuela Elita sp. (35894)
Deer Park409.1 - 391.9USA (Nevada) Elytha sp. (164689)
Emsian407.6 - 393.3USA (Nevada) Elytha sp. (164794 164801)
Emsian407.6 - 393.3China (Guangxi) Elita sp. (27420)
Emsian - Eifelian407.6 - 387.7Colombia (Boyaca) Elytha colombiana (36012)
Emsian - Eifelian407.6 - 387.7Colombia Elytha colombiana (36017) Elytha sp. (35869 35870 35871 35872 35873 35879 35881 35886 35887 35888 35890 35891 35893 35976 35977)

Youngest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state PBDB collection number
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17China (Sichuan) Squamularia elegantula (156814) Squamularia elegantula, Squamularia squamularioides, Squamularia grandis (156810) Squamularia formilla (50030) Squamularia grandis (111601 156813) Squamularia sp. (156815 156816) Squamularia squamularioides (103467) Squamularia waageni, Squamularia inaequilateralis (156811)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17Pakistan Reticularia indica (90251) Squamularia inaequilateralis (126989 126992) Squamularia sp. (126896) Squamularia sp., Squamularia nummulina (126933)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17Thailand Squamularia nodosa, Squamularia postgrandis (42776)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17China (Hunan) Squamularia elegantuloides (120802) Squamularia formilla (120804) Squamularia sp. (120799) Squamularia sp., Squamularia formilla (31420) Squamularia squamularioides, Squamularia waageni, Squamularia inaequilateralis, Phricodothyris guizhouensis (105918) Squamularia squamularioides, Squamularia waageni, Squamularia jiangshuiensis (121091)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17China (Chongqing) Phricodothyris asiatica, Squamularia elegantula, Squamularia squamularioides, Squamularia grandis, Squamularia indica, Squamularia subrostrata, Phricodothyris echinata (94984) Phricodothyris guizhouensis (156854) Phricodothyris sp., Squamularia elegantula, Squamularia squamularioides, Squamularia grandis, Squamularia trigonolaris (156863) Squamularia elegantula (148549 148551 148552 156846 156862) Squamularia elegantula, Squamularia grandis (156847 156850 156857 156859) Squamularia elegantula, Squamularia grandis, Phricodothyris guizhouensis (156848) Squamularia elegantula, Squamularia grandis, Squamularia indica (156855) Squamularia extensiformis, Squamularia squamularioides, Squamularia indica (94985) Squamularia grandis (148553) Squamularia inaequilateralis (121023) Squamularia sp. (148550 149259 149269 149273 156849 156853) Squamularia sp., Squamularia elegantula (148555) Squamularia sp., Squamularia squamularioides (149260) Squamularia squamularioides (148544 148554 156881) Squamularia squamularioides, Squamularia grandis (148543 156880) Squamularia squamularioides, Squamularia grandis, Squamularia indica (156858)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17China (Guizhou) Phricodothyris asiatica (117481) Squamularia elegantula (117486) Squamularia elegantula, Squamularia grandis (117483) Squamularia grandis (98224 117485 117487) Squamularia squamularioides (51424 108163) Squamularia squamularioides, Phricodothyris echinata (117465)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17China (Guangxi) Martinia squamularioides (149206) Phricodothyris guizhouensis (112400) Phricodothyris sp. (50024) Squamularia sp. (112431)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17China (Xizang) Bullarina rostrata (51401) Bullarina striata (73601 73602 73603 73605 73607 117541) Phricodothyris sp. (48916) Spirelytha sp., Bullarina striata (73600)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17China (Hubei) Squamularia grandis, Squamularia indica (120809)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17China (Zhejiang) Squamularia formilla (50028) Squamularia sp. (111636)