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Carneithyris subcardinalis Sahni 1925 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Gibbithyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 297966

Alternative combination: Chatwinothyris subcardinalis

Belongs to Carneithyris according to M. B. Johansen and F. Surlyk 1990

Sister taxa: Carneithyris aequivalvis, Carneithyris carnea, Carneithyris ciplyensis, Carneithyris hilarionis, Carneithyris rockallensis, Carneithyris subpentagonalis, Carneithyris subregularis, Piarothyris rotunda, Magnithyris magna, Ellipsothyris similis, Ornithothyris carinata, Ogmusia incissa, Pulchrithyris gracilis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): 5.54 x 4.27