Bittnerithyris margaritovi Bittner 1899 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae

Alternative combinations: Fletcherina margaritovi, Fletcherithyris margaritovi, Terebratula margaritovi, Terebratula margaritowi

Full reference: A. Bittner. 1899. Versteinerungen aus den Trias-Ablagerungen des Süd-Ussuri Gebietes in der ostsibirischen Küstenprovinz [Fossils of the Triassic deposits of the southern Ussuri region in the eastern Siberian coastal province]. Trudy Geologicheskago Komiteta 7(4):1-35

Belongs to Bittnerithyris according to A. M. Popov 2017

See also Dagys 1965, Fraiser 2005, Iordan 1993 and Newell and Kummel 1942

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: TsGM 112/221. Its type locality is Russkiy Island, Proptychites zone, Primorye, which is in a Dienerian marine siliciclastic in the Russian Federation.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of Greenland (4 collections), Kazakhstan (2), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (16), United States (3: Idaho, Montana)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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