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Spiriferella Tschernyschew 1902 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Spiriferellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 29639

Alternative spellings: Spirifer (Spiriferella), Spiriferina (Spiriferella)

Full reference: T. N. Tschernyschew. 1902. Verkhnekamennougol'nyya Brakhiopody Urala i Timana [Upper Carboniferous Brachiopods of the Urals and Timan]. Trudy Geologicheskago Komiteta 16(2):1-749

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

Sister taxa: Alispiriferella, Arcullina, Bamberina, Elivina, Eridmatus, Hunzina, Nakimusiella, Plicatospiriferella, Spiriferellinae, Spiriferelloides, Timaniella, Tipispirifer

Subtaxa: Spiriferella antefurcata, Spiriferella arctica, Spiriferella australasica, Spiriferella bituchensis, Spiriferella borealica, Spiriferella burgaliensis, Spiriferella calcarata, Spiriferella clypeata, Spiriferella consimilis, Spiriferella cundlegoensis, Spiriferella embrithes, Spiriferella etheridgei, Spiriferella gloverae, Spiriferella gravis, Spiriferella hinganensis, Spiriferella interplicata, Spiriferella jilongensis, Spiriferella keilhavii, Spiriferella keilhaviiformis, Spiriferella lata, Spiriferella leviplica, Spiriferella levis, Spiriferella loveni, Spiriferella magna, Spiriferella modesta, Spiriferella mugunica, Spiriferella nepalensis, Spiriferella orientensis, Spiriferella ovata, Spiriferella persaranae, Spiriferella personata, Spiriferella primaeva, Spiriferella propria, Spiriferella pseudodraschei, Spiriferella pseudotibetana, Spiriferella rajah, Spiriferella salteri, Spiriferella saranae, Spiriferella scobina, Spiriferella scobinoidea, Spiriferella scopulosus, Spiriferella simplex, Spiriferella sinica, Spiriferella subsalteri, Spiriferella sulcifer, Spiriferella supplanta, Spiriferella tetralobata, Spiriferella turusica, Spiriferella unicostata, Spiriferella vaskovskii, Spiriferella vojnowskii, Spiriferella wangi, Spiriferella wimanni, Spiriferella yukonensis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder