Rhaetina pyriformis Suess 1854 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Angustothyrididae

Alternative combinations: Terebratula piriformis, Terebratula pyriformis

Synonyms: Rhaetina skirdaensis Moisseiev 1947, Terebratula horia Suess 1854

Belongs to Rhaetina according to M. SiblĂ­k et al. 2010

See also Iordan 1993, Pearson 1977, Siblik 1998, Siblik and Bryda 2005, Smith 1927 and Zugmayer 1882

Sister taxa: Rhaetina beskessensis, Rhaetina caucasica, Rhaetina columnaris, Rhaetina elliptica, Rhaetina gregaria, Rhaetina incurvirostra, Rhaetina jomdaensis, Rhaetina ovalis, Rhaetina parva, Rhaetina subcircularis, Rhaetina taurica, 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

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Austria (58 collections), Canada (1: British Columbia), Hungary (4), Iran (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (2), Slovakia (7), United States (2: California)

Total: 76 collections each including a single occurrence

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