Gypidula Hall 1867 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Gypidulidae

Synonyms: Metabolipa Godefroid 1974, Neometabolipa Godefroid 1974

Full reference: J. Hall. 1867. Account of some new or little known species of fossils from rocks of the age of the Niagara Group. State of New York in Senate Document 239:305-410

Parent taxon: Gypidulinae according to A. Williams et al. 2002

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Jin and Chatterton 1997, Kirk and Amsden 1952, Savage and Baxter 1995, Sepkoski 2002 and Talent 1963

Sister taxa: Amsdenina, Ascanigypa, Breviseptum, Cadudium, Carinagypa, Caryogyps, Galeatagypa, Gashaomiaoia, Gypidulina, Gypiduloides, Lysigypa, Novozemelia, Physemella, Plicogypa, Sieberella

Subtaxa: Gypidula (Gypidula) Gypidula abunda Gypidula acuminata Gypidula akimiskiformis Gypidula biplicata Gypidula bowsheri Gypidula cornuta Gypidula galeata Gypidula loweryi Gypidula mimica Gypidula multicostata Gypidula praeloweryi Gypidula pseudogaleata Gypidula rudiplicativa Gypidula simplex Gypidula stainbrooki Gypidula subcarinata Gypidula typicalis

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Type: Gypidula typicalis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of Afghanistan (1 collection), Australia (9), Belgium (1), Canada (81: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec, Yukon, Yukon Territory), China (13), the Czech Republic (6), Germany (8), Italy (2), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (48), Spain (3), Tajikistan (8), Thailand (1), Ukraine (1), United States (98: Alaska, Arizona, California, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania), Uzbekistan (5), Vietnam (4)

• Silurian to Devonian of Australia (1), Pakistan (1), Poland (1), Ukraine (1), United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Silurian of Australia (5), Belarus (3), Canada (40: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Yukon), China (3), the Czech Republic (4), Estonia (2), Ireland (1), Lithuania (9), Mexico (3), Mongolia (2), the Russian Federation (14), Sweden (19), Tajikistan (2), Ukraine (6), the United Kingdom (29), United States (15: Alaska, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Nevada, New York, Tennessee, West Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Niagaran of Canada (1: Québec), United States (1: Ohio)

Total: 455 collections including 546 occurrences

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