Rhaetina elliptica Dagys 1963 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Angustothyrididae

Full reference: A. S. Dagys. 1963. Upper Triassic brachiopods of the southern USSR 1-238

Belongs to Rhaetina according to Y. G. Jin et al. 1985

See also Dagys 1963, Jin et al. 1979 and Sun 1981

Sister taxa: Rhaetina beskessensis, Rhaetina caucasica, Rhaetina columnaris, Rhaetina gregaria, Rhaetina incurvirostra, Rhaetina jomdaensis, Rhaetina ovalis, Rhaetina parva, Rhaetina pyriformis, 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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Yatyrgvarta Mountain, which is in a Norian marine limestone in the Yatyrgvarta Formation of the Russian Federation

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Austria (2 collections), China (2), the Russian Federation (3)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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