Rectithyris shenleyensis Walker and Lamplugh 1903 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Sellithyrididae

Alternative combination: Terebratula depressa shenleyensis

Belongs to Rectithyris according to M. M. Cox and F. A. Middlemiss 1978

Sister taxa: Rectithyris ciplyensis, Rectithyris depressa, Rectithyris odiumensis, Rectithyris subdepressa, Rectithyris whiskyi, Rectithyris wrightorum, Cyranoia vissae, Cyranoia longirostris

Subtaxa: Rectithyris shenleyensis heathensis

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at CBPsl, Chamberlain Barn [Shenley Limestone, Lower Greensand] (Cretaceous of the United Kingdom)

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