Aulacothyroides Dagys 1965 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae

Full reference: A. S. Dagys. 1965. Triasovye Brakhiopody Sibiri 1-186

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

See also Bychkov et al. 1976 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Advenina, Carpatothyris, Cheirothyris, Enodithyris, Epicyrta, Fletcherithyroides, Gemerithyris, Karpatiella, Kedrovothyris, Modestella, Ornithella, Parantiptychia, Tauromenia, Tetjuchithyris, Vectella, Zeillerina

Subtaxa: Aulacothyroides bulkutensis Aulacothyroides gizhigensis Aulacothyroides teres

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Canada (4: British Columbia collections), China (1), the Russian Federation (10)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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