Tropeothyris Smirnova 1972 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Sellithyrididae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Collinithyris, Cyrtothyris, Moutonithyris, Neoliothyrina, Praelongithyris, Rectithyris, Rhombothyris

Subtaxa: Tropeothyris allavensis Tropeothyris bieskidensis Tropeothyris cyclogonia Tropeothyris funtanensis Tropeothyris immanis Tropeothyris islarensis Tropeothyris isomorpha Tropeothyris kugusemi Tropeothyris luancensis Tropeothyris pilati Tropeothyris testatus Tropeothyris tychoviensis Tropeothyris vectis

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Type: Tropeothyris kugusemi

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (1 collection), France (12), Italy (2), Spain (5), Switzerland (2), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (6)

• Jurassic of Greece (1), Poland (1)

Total: 31 collections including 36 occurrences

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