Lapeirousia Bayle 1878 (rudist)

Bivalvia - Hippuritida - Radiolitidae

Parent taxon: Radiolitidae according to P. W. Skelton 2013

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Sepkoski 2002 and Steuber 2002

Sister taxa: Agriopleura, Apulites, Archaeoradiolites, Biradiolites, Biradiolitinae, Bournonia, Bystrickya, Chiapasella, Colveraia, Contraspira, Darendeella, Distefanella, Dubertretia, Durania, Eoradiolites, Favus, Fossulites, Fundinia, Glabrobournonia, Gorjanovicia, Hacobjanella, Horehronia, Jerinella, Joufia, Joufiinae, Katzeria, Kuehnia, Kurtinia, Lapeirousella, Lapeirousiinae, Laskarevia, Macgillavryia, Maghrebites, Medeela, Medeella, Milovanovicia, Monopilarites, Neoradiolites, Orestia, Osculigera, Parabournonia, Paronaites, Paronella, Petkovicia, Polsakia, Potosites, Praelapeirousia, Praeradiolites, Pseudopolyconites, Pseudosabinia, Radiolitella, Radiolites, Radiolitinae, Rajka, Robertella, Rosellia, Sauvagesia, Sauvagesiinae, Sphaerulites, Tampsia, Tekirdagia, Thyrastylon, Vautrinia

Subtaxa: Lapeirousia laskarevi Lapeirousia plana Lapeirousia zitteli

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Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (1 collection), France (2), Germany (3), Greece (3), Hungary (1), Iran (7), Italy (6), Jordan (1), Oman (1), Romania (2), Serbia and Montenegro (7), Slovenia (1), Spain (14), Turkey (4), Turkmenistan (1)

Total: 54 collections including 73 occurrences

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