Megerlia truncata Linnaeus 1767 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Kraussinidae

Alternative combination: Anomia truncata

Synonyms: Megerlia orientalis Stevanovic 1964, Terebratula oblita Michelotti 1847

Belongs to Megerlia according to A. Dulai 2019

See also Bertolaso et al. 2009, Bitner 1990, Bitner et al. 2013, Bitner and Martinell 2001, Bitner and Motchurova-Dekova 2016, Bitner et al. 2013, Dulai 2010, Elliott 1960, Gaetani and Sacca 1985, GarcĂ­a Ramos 2004, Koskeridou 2007, Mikuz 2011 and Taddei Ruggiero and Taddei 2006

Sister taxa: Megerlia acrura, Megerlia dubitanda, Megerlia echinata, Megerlia eusticta, Megerlia gigantea, Megerlia granosa, Megerlia margaritata, Pantellaria monstruosa

Subtaxa: Megerlia truncata monstruosa

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (2 collections), Italy (13)

• Pliocene of Italy (1), Spain (2), Syria (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Bulgaria (1), the Czech Republic (2), Italy (7), Poland (7), Romania (1), Slovenia (1), Spain (1)

• Oligocene of France (1)

Total: 41 collections including 42 occurrences

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