Argyrotheca beecheri Clark 1895 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Megathyrididae

Alternative combination: Cistella beecheri

Belongs to Argyrotheca according to G. A. Cooper 1988

Sister taxa: Argyrotheca aequicostata, Argyrotheca ageriana, Argyrotheca altavillensis, Argyrotheca andina, Argyrotheca angulata, Argyrotheca anomala, Argyrotheca arguta, Argyrotheca australis, Argyrotheca barrettiana, Argyrotheca bermudana, Argyrotheca bermudezi, Argyrotheca bitnerae, Argyrotheca bronnii, Argyrotheca cistellula, Argyrotheca clevei, Argyrotheca coniuncta, Argyrotheca crassa, Argyrotheca cuneata, Argyrotheca cyrtiniformis, Argyrotheca dalli, Argyrotheca grandicostata, Argyrotheca hewatti, Argyrotheca hirundo, Argyrotheca inconstans, Argyrotheca intercalata, Argyrotheca jacksoni, Argyrotheca johnsoni, Argyrotheca kupei, Argyrotheca lacunosa, Argyrotheca laevis, Argyrotheca londinensis, Argyrotheca lowei, Argyrotheca lunula, Argyrotheca lutea, Argyrotheca macneili, Argyrotheca magnicostata, Argyrotheca mayi, Argyrotheca megapora, Argyrotheca michelottina, Argyrotheca microscopica, Argyrotheca obourgensis, Argyrotheca peculiaris, Argyrotheca piperipyxis, Argyrotheca plana, Argyrotheca plicata, Argyrotheca popielae, Argyrotheca quadrata, Argyrotheca retrorsa, Argyrotheca rubrocostata, Argyrotheca rubrotincta, Argyrotheca schrammi, Argyrotheca semicostata, Argyrotheca semicostata, Argyrotheca serrata, Argyrotheca somaliensis, Argyrotheca squamata, Argyrotheca stevensis, Argyrotheca subcordata, Argyrotheca sublamellosa, Argyrotheca thurmanni, Argyrotheca tokodensis, Argyrotheca vidali, Argyrotheca woodwardiana, Argyrotheca zenobiae, Cistellarcula dubia, Cistellarcula wrigleyi

Type specimen: USNM 551523a

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (2: New Jersey collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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