Monsardithyris ventricosa Hartmann 1830 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Lissajousithyrididae

Alternative combinations: Lobothyris ventricosa, Plectoidothyris ventricosa, Terebratula ventricosa

Belongs to Monsardithyris according to G. A. Cooper 1983

See also Alméras 1970, Rousselle 1965 and Weir 1929

Sister taxa: Monsardithyris buckmani, Monsardithyris buckmaniana, Monsardithyris catzigrasae, Monsardithyris haresfieldensis, Monsardithyris ronzevauxi, Monsardithyris ruspolii, Monsardithyris trilineata

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (20 collections), Italy (4), Jordan (4), Kenya (1), Saudi Arabia (7), Slovakia (2)

Total: 38 collections each including a single occurrence

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