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Megerlia King 1850 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Kraussinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 30325

Synonyms: Megerlea Davidson 1856 (no. 303424), Muhlfeldtia Batle 1880 (no. 284055), Pantellaria Dall 1919 (no. 30398)

Full reference: W. King. 1850. Monograph of the Permian fossils of England. Palaeontographical Society 1-253

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

Sister taxa: Kraussina, Megerlina

Subtaxa: Megerlia acrura, Megerlia echinata, Megerlia eusticta, Megerlia gigantea, Megerlia granosa, Megerlia margaritata, Megerlia truncata, Pantellaria monstruosa

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Type: Anomia truncata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder