Camerothyris subangusta Münster 1841 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Aulacothyropsidae

Alternative combinations: Terebratula subangusta, Waldheimia subangusta

Synonym: Terebratula praemarginata Klipstein 1845

Full reference: G. Münster. 1841. Beiträge zur Geognosie und Petrefacten-Kunde des südöstlichen Tirols vorzüglich der Schichten von St. Cassian. II. Beschreibung und Abbildung der in den Kalkmergelschichten von St. Cassian gefunden Versteinerungen. Beiträge zur Petrefacten-Kunde 4:25-152

Belongs to Camerothyris according to A. Nützel and A. Kaim 2014

See also Laube 1865 and Münster 1841

Sister taxa: Aulacothyris (Camerothyris) cymbula, Camerothyris reflexa

Type specimens:

  • Camerothyris subangusta: Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.
  • Terebratula praemarginata:

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of Italy (5 collections), Slovakia (2)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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