Lobothyris punctata Sowerby 1812 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Lobothyrididae

Alternative combination: Terebratula punctata

Synonyms: Lobothyris punctata subpunctata Davidson 1851, Lobothyris subpunctata Davidson 1851, Terebratula subpunctata Davidson 1851

Belongs to Lobothyris according to M. Benzaggagh et al. 2023

See also Alméras et al. 2007, Alméras and Fauré 2000, Arthaber 1915, Baeza-Carratalá et al. 2018, Buckman 1917, Dulai 1992, Gahr 2002, Kiessling 2009, Vörös 2009 and Vörös and Kandemir 2011

Sister taxa: Lobothyris andleri, Lobothyris arcta, Lobothyris ceres, Lobothyris clevelandensis, Lobothyris complanata, Lobothyris crassa, Lobothyris deflecta, Lobothyris delta, Lobothyris dubia, Lobothyris edwardsi, Lobothyris fusiformis, Lobothyris germanica, Lobothyris hispanica, Lobothyris lata, Lobothyris monstrifer, Lobothyris moquensis, Lobothyris nux, Lobothyris ovatissima, Lobothyris ovatissimaeformis, Lobothyris ovulum, Lobothyris pervulgata, Lobothyris praepunctata, Lobothyris pseudocrithea, Lobothyris romani, Lobothyris simesi, Lobothyris sinemuriensis, Lobothyris sospirolensis, Lobothyris subgregaria, Lobothyris swifti, Lobothyris taramellii, Lobothyris triassicus, Lobothyris tuchkovi, Lobothyris uniplicata, Lobothyris zhonghuaensis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Jurassic of Algeria (3 collections), Austria (6), Bulgaria (5), Canada (1: British Columbia), Chile (99), France (112), Greenland (17), Hungary (3), Italy (4), Morocco (3), Peru (1), Serbia and Montenegro (3), Slovakia (2), Spain (176), Switzerland (1), Turkey (3), the United Kingdom (15), United States (1: Alaska)

Total: 455 collections including 486 occurrences

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