Gryphus vaughani Cooke 1919 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Terebratulidae

Alternative combination: Liothyrina vaughani

Belongs to Gryphus according to G. A. Cooper 1979

Sister taxa: Gryphus angularis, Gryphus capensis, Gryphus carneoides, Gryphus cookei, Gryphus dalli, Gryphus hanzawai, Gryphus kickxii, Gryphus lentiformis, Gryphus minor, Gryphus miocaenicus, Gryphus parvus, Gryphus radiata, Gryphus rovasendianus, Gryphus sphenoideus, Gryphus stantoni, Gryphus tokionis, Gryphus vitrea, Gryphus vitreus, Gryphus yatungensis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of French Southern Territories (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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