Aulacothyris Douville 1880 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae

Alternative spelling: Waldheimia (Aulacothyris)

Parent taxon: Aulacothyrinae according to J. F. Baeza-Carratalá and F. García Joral 2014

See also Bittner 1890, Sepkoski 2002 and Williams et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Bakonyithyris, Plesiothyris

Subtaxa: Aulacothyris anatolica Aulacothyris ballinensis Aulacothyris canaliculata Aulacothyris carinata Aulacothyris cognata Aulacothyris crewkerniensis Aulacothyris doultingensis Aulacothyris florella Aulacothyris fuggeri Aulacothyris geyeri Aulacothyris gibba Aulacothyris hypocirta Aulacothyris iberica Aulacothyris impressa Aulacothyris incurvata Aulacothyris joharensis Aulacothyris jubaensis Aulacothyris karabugasensis Aulacothyris loeffelholzii Aulacothyris mandelslohi Aulacothyris megacompressa Aulacothyris meriani Aulacothyris mira Aulacothyris obesula Aulacothyris pala Aulacothyris praevaliana Aulacothyris reclinata Aulacothyris redunca Aulacothyris reflexa Aulacothyris resupinata Aulacothyris simulatrix Aulacothyris soror Aulacothyris sparsa Aulacothyris stevensi Aulacothyris subalveata Aulacothyris subruedti Aulacothyris subsandlingensis Aulacothyris supina Aulacothyris telleri Aulacothyris trochilus Aulacothyris turgidula Aulacothyris uralica Aulacothyris waikatoensis Aulacothyris zirlensis Aulacothyris zugmayeri Waldheimia (Aulacothyris) praepulchella

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Bulgaria (7 collections), France (48), Germany (7), Greece (1), Hungary (12), Italy (6), New Zealand (4), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), Slovakia (1), Somalia (1), Spain (60), Switzerland (1), Turkey (3), Ukraine (3), the United Kingdom (8)

• Triassic of Austria (8), Bosnia and Herzegovina (7), China (6), Hungary (11), Indonesia (7), Italy (7), Laos (2), New Zealand (1), Romania (1), Serbia and Montenegro (2), Slovakia (6), Slovenia (1)

Total: 223 collections including 268 occurrences

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