Terebratula Müller 1776 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Terebratulidae

Full reference: O. F. Müller. 1776. Zoologicae Danicae Prodromus, seu Animalium Daniae et Norvegiae Indigenarum. Characteres, Nomina et Synonyma Imprimis Popularium 1-281

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

See also Bitner and Martinell 2001, Hassan 1953, Marasti 1973, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Sepkoski 2002 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxa: Acrobrochus, Giraliathyris, Gurlarnella, Liothyrella, Maltaia, Pliothyrina, Pycnobrochus, Rhytisoria

Subtaxa: Terebratula (Waldheimia) Terebratula aequalis Terebratula ampulla Terebratula anatina Terebratula arabilis Terebratula baltzeri Terebratula bartonensis Terebratula bipartita Terebratula birdlipensis Terebratula bisuffarcinata Terebratula bronni Terebratula bussoni Terebratula coahuilensis Terebratula cogidumni Terebratula crassa Terebratula djeffarae Terebratula doueensis Terebratula flemingii Terebratula fragilis Terebratula furciliensis Terebratula gesneri Terebratula gomesi Terebratula gortanii Terebratula hoernesi Terebratula intervallata Terebratula italica Terebratula kanei Terebratula kemenczeiensis Terebratula lacunosa Terebratula lamberti Terebratula lamellosa Terebratula laricimontana Terebratula latissima Terebratula macrescens Terebratula marbachensis Terebratula marylandica Terebratula matmatensis Terebratula minuta Terebratula movelierensis Terebratula pectunculus Terebratula perforata Terebratula perinflata Terebratula phillipsii Terebratula quinqueplicata Terebratula retrocarinata Terebratula rulliacensis Terebratula salvatoris Terebratula scillae Terebratula seccoi Terebratula semicostata Terebratula sillimani Terebratula sinuosa Terebratula sphenoidalis Terebratula spinosa Terebratula spondylodes Terebratula sturi Terebratula sturii Terebratula styriaca Terebratula suborbicularis Terebratula superstes Terebratula suttonensis Terebratula tamaulipana Terebratula tenniensis Terebratula terebratula Terebratula tetragona Terebratula thurmanni Terebratula transversa Terebratula trigona Terebratula vitrea

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (18 collections)

• Pliocene of Algeria (12), Greece (3), Italy (5), Morocco (2), Spain (13), the United Kingdom (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (2: Alaska)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Australia (2), Austria (3), the Czech Republic (2), Germany (9), Greece (1), Hungary (16), Indonesia (2), Italy (2), Malta (2), Poland (4), Romania (2), Slovenia (1), Spain (1), Ukraine (1), United States (1: California)

• Oligocene of Germany (1), Japan (1)

• Eocene of Australia (8), Greenland (1), Italy (1), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), United States (4: California, Maryland)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (2), Antarctica (2), Colombia (1), France (15), Germany (1), Iran (1), Italy (1), Madagascar (3), Mexico (8), New Zealand (4), Poland (1), Serbia and Montenegro (2), Sweden (1), Switzerland (16), the United Kingdom (7), United States (1: New Jersey)

• Jurassic of Austria (2), Canada (5: Alberta, British Columbia), Chile (10), Egypt (3), Ethiopia (11), France (26), Germany (17), Greece (1), Greenland (1), Hungary (1), India (9), Indonesia (1), Italy (14), Japan (1), Madagascar (4), New Zealand (4), Poland (2), Portugal (3), Romania (2), Saudi Arabia (20), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Slovenia (1), Somalia (3), Spain (2), Tunisia (27), the United Kingdom (6), Yemen (2)

• Triassic of Austria (5), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Canada (2: British Columbia), East Timor (1), Germany (1), Hungary (2), Italy (16), Slovakia (2), United States (10: Alaska)

• Permian of Australia (4), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 418 collections including 530 occurrences

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