Apatecosia Cooper 1983 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Lissajousithyrididae

Synonym: Gyrosina Cooper 1983

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1983. The Terebratulacea (Brachiopoda) Triassic to Recent: a study of the brachidia (loops). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 50:1-290

Parent taxon: Lissajousithyridinae according to A. Williams et al. 2006

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Arcelinithyris, Dorsoplicathyris, Eristenosia, Lissajousithyris, Monsardithyris, Rouillieria, Strongylobrochus, Stroudithyris, Uralella, Vladimirella

Subtaxa: Apatecosia inornata Apatecosia nutiensis Apatecosia ovata Apatecosia varians Gyrosina rotunda

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Type: Cererithyris nutiensis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Jurassic of France (4 collections), Israel (2), Saudi Arabia (2)

Total: 8 collections including 9 occurrences

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