Terebratula suborbicularis Münster 1841 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Terebratulidae

Synonym: Terebratula semiplicata Klipstein 1843

Full reference: G. Münster. 1841. Beiträge zur Geognosie und Petrefacten-Kunde des südöstlichen Tirols vorzüglich der Schichten von St. Cassian. II. Beschreibung und Abbildung der in den Kalkmergelschichten von St. Cassian gefunden Versteinerungen. Beiträge zur Petrefacten-Kunde 4:25-152

Belongs to Terebratula according to A. Bittner 1890

See also Laube 1865 and Münster 1841

Sister taxa: Terebratula (Waldheimia), Terebratula aequalis, Terebratula ampulla, Terebratula anatina, Terebratula arabilis, Terebratula baltzeri, Terebratula bartonensis, Terebratula bipartita, Terebratula birdlipensis, Terebratula bisuffarcinata, Terebratula bronni, Terebratula bussoni, Terebratula coahuilensis, Terebratula cogidumni, Terebratula crassa, Terebratula djeffarae, Terebratula doueensis, Terebratula flemingii, Terebratula fragilis, Terebratula furciliensis, Terebratula gesneri, Terebratula gomesi, Terebratula gortanii, Terebratula hoernesi, Terebratula intervallata, Terebratula italica, Terebratula kanei, Terebratula kemenczeiensis, Terebratula lacunosa, Terebratula lamberti, Terebratula lamellosa, Terebratula laricimontana, Terebratula latissima, Terebratula macrescens, Terebratula marbachensis, Terebratula marylandica, Terebratula matmatensis, Terebratula minuta, Terebratula movelierensis, Terebratula pectunculus, Terebratula perforata, Terebratula perinflata, Terebratula phillipsii, Terebratula quinqueplicata, Terebratula retrocarinata, Terebratula rulliacensis, Terebratula salvatoris, Terebratula scillae, Terebratula seccoi, Terebratula semicostata, Terebratula sillimani, Terebratula sinuosa, Terebratula sphenoidalis, Terebratula spinosa, Terebratula spondylodes, Terebratula sturi, Terebratula sturii, Terebratula styriaca, Terebratula superstes, Terebratula suttonensis, Terebratula tamaulipana, Terebratula tenniensis, Terebratula terebratula, Terebratula tetragona, Terebratula thurmanni, Terebratula transversa, Terebratula trigona, Terebratula vitrea

Type specimens:

  • Terebratula suborbicularis: Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.
  • Terebratula semiplicata:

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at St. Cassian (Munster coll)

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