Sellithyris sella Sowerby 1823 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Sellithyrididae

Alternative combination: Terebratula sella

Belongs to Sellithyris according to G. A. Cooper 1983

See also Middlemiss 1983

Sister taxa: Sellithyris carteroniana, Sellithyris coahuilensis, Sellithyris coxwellensis, Sellithyris engeli, Sellithyris essertensis, Sellithyris gratianopolitensis, Sellithyris mayuensis, Sellithyris middlemissi, Sellithyris phaseolina, Sellithyris solei, Sellithyris tornacensis, Sellithyris uniplicata, Sellithyris upwarensis, Sellithyris upwarnensis

Subtaxa: Sellithyris sella shanklinensis

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of Algeria (5 collections), Egypt (1), France (1), Germany (5), Hungary (1), Kazakhstan (1), Madagascar (2), Portugal (3), Spain (2), Switzerland (3), Tunisia (1), the United Kingdom (13)

Total: 38 collections each including a single occurrence

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