Terebratella patagonica Sowerby 1846 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Terebratellidae

Alternative combinations: Magellania patagonica, Terebratula patagonica

Belongs to Terebratella according to J.O. Chiesa et al. 1995

Sister taxa: Terebratella (Magasella), Terebratella (Waltonia), Terebratella californica, Terebratella crofti, Terebratella dorsata, Terebratella enzenspergeri, Terebratella mayi, Terebratella rubiginosa, Terebratella sookensis, Terebratella tennuis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of Argentina (7 collections), Chile (2)

• Deseadan of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene to Pliocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Argentina (2)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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