Megerlia eusticta Philippi 1836 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Kraussinidae

Alternative combination: Terebratula eusticta

Synonym: Terebratula lucinoides Costa 1851

Belongs to Megerlia according to L. Bertolaso et al. 2009

See also Bitner and Martinell 2001, Bitner and Moissette 2003 and Gaetani and Sacca 1985

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

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (6 collections)

• Pliocene of Algeria (3), Italy (1), Morocco (1), Spain (2)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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