Rhaetina taurica Moisseiev 1932 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Angustothyrididae

Full reference: A. S. Moisseiev. 1932. O faune i flore Triasovykh otlozheniy doliny reki Salgir v Krymu [On the flora and fauna of the Triassic deposits in the valley of Salghir River, Crimea]. Izvestiya Vsesoyuznogo Geologo-Razvedochnogo Obedineniya 51(39):591-604

Belongs to Rhaetina according to Y. G. Jin et al. 1979

See also Jin et al. 1976

Sister taxa: Rhaetina beskessensis, Rhaetina caucasica, Rhaetina columnaris, Rhaetina elliptica, Rhaetina gregaria, Rhaetina incurvirostra, Rhaetina jomdaensis, Rhaetina ovalis, Rhaetina parva, Rhaetina pyriformis, Rhaetina subcircularis, Rhaetina tirolensis, Rhaetina triangularis, Rhaetina zigasiensis, Rhaetinopsis yunnanensis, Rhaetinopsis pentagonalis, Rhaetinopsis zadoensis, Rhaetinopsis ovata, Sanqiaothyris qabdoensis, Sanqiaothyris asymmetros, Sanqiaothyris circularis, Sanqiaothyris dorsaplana, Sanqiaothyris elliptica, Sanqiaothyris majiaobaensis

Type specimen: TsNIGR 71/3807. Its type locality is Salgir River near Eski-Orda village, higher limestone blocks, Crimea, which is in a Rhaetian carbonate limestone in Ukraine.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of China (1 collection), the Russian Federation (6), Ukraine (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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