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 Bittner 1890, Dagys 1974 and Iordan 1993

Sister taxa: Coenothyris acuta, Coenothyris cuccensis, Coenothyris kraffti, Coenothyris oweni, Coenothyris pyriformis, Coenothyris radulovici

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), Germany (12), Hungary (43), Israel (1), Italy (2), Poland (5), Romania (1), Serbia and Montenegro (5), Slovakia (2), Vietnam (1)

Total: 73 collections each including a single occurrence

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