Pliothyrina sowerbyana Nyst 1843 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Terebratulidae

Alternative combination: Terebratula sowerbyana

Synonym: Terebratula variabilis Sowerby 1827 [replaced name]

Belongs to Pliothyrina according to A. Dulai 2016

See also Cooper 1983 and Muir-Wood 1938

Sister taxa: Pliothyrina grandis, Pliothyrina harmeri, Pliothyrina orfordi, Apletosia maxima

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of France (1 collection), the United Kingdom (1)

• Pliocene of the Netherlands (2), the United Kingdom (6)

• Miocene of Belgium (1)

Total: 11 collections including 12 occurrences

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