Tropeothyris testatus Smirnova 1975 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Sellithyrididae

Full reference: T. Smirnova. 1975. Revision of the Upper Tithonian brachiopods from Inwald (Polish Carpathians). Acta Geologica Polonica 25(1):115-139

Belongs to Tropeothyris according to T. Smirnova 1975

Sister taxa: Tropeothyris allavensis, Tropeothyris bieskidensis, Tropeothyris cyclogonia, Tropeothyris funtanensis, Tropeothyris immanis, Tropeothyris islarensis, Tropeothyris isomorpha, Tropeothyris kugusemi, Tropeothyris luancensis, Tropeothyris pilati, Tropeothyris tychoviensis, Tropeothyris vectis

Type specimen: No. 4532/9. Its type locality is Inwald District (Zeuschner coll.), which is in a Tithonian marine horizon in Poland.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Inwald District (Zeuschner coll.)

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