Terebratula terebratula Linnaeus 1758 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Terebratulidae

Alternative combination: Anomia terebratula

Synonym: Terebratula calabra Seguenza 1871

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Terebratula according to D. A. GarcĂ­a Ramos 2004

See also Bitner and Dulai 2004, Bitner and Martinell 2001, Bitner and Moissette 2003, Cooper 1983, Gaetani and Sacca 1985, Lee and Brunton 1998 and Linnaeus 1758

Sister taxa: Terebratula (Waldheimia), Terebratula aequalis, Terebratula ampulla, Terebratula anatina, Terebratula arabilis, Terebratula baltzeri, Terebratula bartonensis, Terebratula bipartita, Terebratula birdlipensis, Terebratula bisuffarcinata, Terebratula bronni, Terebratula bussoni, Terebratula coahuilensis, Terebratula cogidumni, Terebratula crassa, Terebratula djeffarae, Terebratula doueensis, Terebratula flemingii, Terebratula fragilis, Terebratula furciliensis, Terebratula gesneri, Terebratula gomesi, Terebratula gortanii, Terebratula hoernesi, Terebratula intervallata, Terebratula italica, Terebratula kanei, Terebratula kemenczeiensis, Terebratula lacunosa, Terebratula lamberti, Terebratula lamellosa, Terebratula laricimontana, Terebratula latissima, Terebratula macrescens, Terebratula marbachensis, Terebratula marylandica, Terebratula matmatensis, Terebratula minuta, Terebratula movelierensis, Terebratula pectunculus, Terebratula perforata, Terebratula perinflata, Terebratula phillipsii, Terebratula quinqueplicata, Terebratula retrocarinata, Terebratula rulliacensis, Terebratula salvatoris, Terebratula scillae, Terebratula seccoi, Terebratula semicostata, Terebratula sillimani, Terebratula sinuosa, Terebratula sphenoidalis, Terebratula spinosa, Terebratula spondylodes, Terebratula sturi, Terebratula sturii, Terebratula styriaca, Terebratula suborbicularis, Terebratula superstes, Terebratula suttonensis, Terebratula tamaulipana, Terebratula tenniensis, Terebratula tetragona, Terebratula thurmanni, Terebratula transversa, Terebratula trigona, Terebratula vitrea

Type specimens:

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Algeria (12 collections), Italy (2), Morocco (1), Spain (5)

• Miocene of Malta (2)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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