†subfamily Morrisithyridinae 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: Lissajousithyridinae

Subtaxa: Morrisithyris

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Type: Morrisithyris

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of Switzerland (1 collection)

• Jurassic of France (20), Germany (4), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 29 collections including 42 occurrences

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