Cheirothyris (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Cheirothyris britaensis Cheirothyris fleuriausa

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (2 collections), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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