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Carneithyris carnea Sowerby 1812 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Gibbithyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 298785

Alternative combination: Terebratula carnea

Belongs to Carneithyris according to E. Simon 2000

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

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 24.4 x 20.6