Neothyris lenticularis Deshayes 1839 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Terebratellidae

Alternative combinations: Magellania lenticularis, Terebratula lenticularis

Belongs to Neothyris according to O. N. Zezina 2010

See also Hatai 1940

Sister taxa: Neothyris dawsoni, Neothyris obtusa, Neothyris ovalis, Neothyris rylandae

Subtaxa: Magellania lenticularis tenuis

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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