Rectithyris (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Sellithyrididae

Synonym: Cyranoia Cooper 1983

Parent taxon: Rectithyridinae according to A. Williams et al. 2006

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Collinithyris, Cyrtothyris, Moutonithyris, Neoliothyrina, Praelongithyris, Rhombothyris, Tropeothyris

Subtaxa: Cyranoia longirostris Cyranoia vissae Rectithyris ciplyensis Rectithyris depressa Rectithyris odiumensis Rectithyris rotunda Rectithyris shenleyensis Rectithyris subdepressa Rectithyris whiskyi Rectithyris wrightorum

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Type: Terebratula depressa

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (2 collections), Antarctica (5), Belgium (3), India (1), Iran (1), Iraq (1), Portugal (1), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 17 collections including 20 occurrences

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