Mentzelia mentzeli Dunker 1851 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Mentzeliidae

Alternative combinations: Spirifer mentzeli, Spiriferina (Mentzelia) mentzelii

Synonym: Spirifer medianus Quenstedt 1871

Belongs to Mentzelia according to J. Palfy 2003

See also Bittner 1890, Dagys 1974, Feng and Jiang 1978, Iordan 1993, Jin et al. 1979, Torti and Angiolini 1997, Urosevic et al. 1992, Xu 1978 and Yang and Xu 1966

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Austria (8 collections), China (26), Croatia (1), Germany (1), Hungary (33), Italy (27), Romania (1), Serbia and Montenegro (4), Slovakia (3), Slovenia (1), Thailand (1), Vietnam (1)

Total: 107 collections including 108 occurrences

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