Gryphus kickxii Galeotti 1837 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Terebratulidae

Alternative combination: Terebratula kickxii

Synonyms: Gryphus akkajensis Zelinskaja 1975, Gryphus globosus Zelinskaja 1975, Gryphus kinderlensis Nechrikova 1970, Gryphus poculoformis Zelinskaja 1975, Terebratula (Waldheimia) hilarionis Davidson 1870, Terebratula dinerensis d'Archiac 1866, Terebratula phrygia d'Archiac 1866

Belongs to Gryphus according to M. A. Bitner et al. 2011

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

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Hungary (32 collections)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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