†subfamily Lissajousithyridinae Cooper 1983 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Lissajousithyrididae

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1983. The Terebratulacea (Brachiopoda) Triassic to Recent: a study of the brachidia (loops). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 50:1-290

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

Sister taxon: Morrisithyridinae

Subtaxa: Apatecosia Arcelinithyris Dorsoplicathyris Eristenosia Lissajousithyris Monsardithyris Rouillieria Strongylobrochus Stroudithyris Uralella Vladimirella

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Type: Lissajousithyris

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the Russian Federation (2 collections), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), USSR (1)

• Jurassic of Ethiopia (10), France (148), Germany (1), Greenland (2), Hungary (2), Iran (3), Israel (2), Italy (4), Jordan (14), Kenya (1), Madagascar (1), Morocco (1), Nepal (3), Portugal (34), the Russian Federation (6), Saudi Arabia (13), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Slovakia (2), Somalia (1), Spain (50), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (3), Tunisia (2), Ukraine (2), the United Kingdom (7), Uzbekistan (2), Yemen (2)

Total: 321 collections including 451 occurrences

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