Coenothyris vulgaris Schlotheim 1820 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae

Alternative combinations: Terebratula (Coenothyris) vulgaris, Terebratulites vulgaris

Belongs to Coenothyris according to J. Palfy 2003

See also Awad 1945, Bittner 1890, Dagys 1974, Diener 1907, Iordan 1993 and Senkowiczowa and Popiel-Barczyk 1996

Sister taxa: Coenothyris acuta, Coenothyris cuccensis, Coenothyris elongata, Coenothyris kraffti, Coenothyris oweni, Coenothyris pyriformis, Coenothyris radulovici, Terebratula (Coenothyris) cuccensis, Terebratula (Coenothyris) kraffti

Type specimen: Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of Austria (1 collection), Egypt (1), Germany (12), Hungary (44), India (2), Israel (1), Italy (5), Jordan (3), Poland (8), Romania (1), Serbia and Montenegro (6), Slovakia (2), Spain (1), Vietnam (1)

Total: 88 collections each including a single occurrence

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