Bittnerithyris Popov 2017 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae

Full reference: A. M. Popov. 2017. Taxonomic names, in Olenekian brachiopods from the Kamenushka River basin, South Primorye: new data on the brachiopod recovery after the end-Permian mass extinction. Paleontological Journal 51:735-745

Parent taxon: Dielasmatinae according to A. M. Popov 2017

Sister taxa: Adygella, Amygdalocosta, Aspidothyris, Coenothyris, Cruratula, Dareithyris, Dielasma, Dielasmina, Dongbaella, Ectoposia, Elasmata, Fletcherithyris, Pirithyris, Plectelasma, Praerhaetina, Sulcatinella, Tibetothyris, Tosuhuthyris, Tunethyris, Whitspakia, Yochelsonia

Subtaxa: Bittnerithyris margaritovi

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Greenland (4 collections), Kazakhstan (2), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (17), United States (3: Idaho, Montana)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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