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Carneithyris (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Gibbithyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 30075

Synonyms: Chatwinothyris (no. 30088), Ellipsothyris Sahni 1925 (no. 358486), Magnithyris Sahni 1925 (no. 358487), Ogmusia Cooper 1983 (no. 30377), Ornithothyris (no. 30389), Piarothyris Sahni 1925 (no. 358488), Pulchrithyris Sahni 1925 (no. 358489)

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

Sister taxa: none

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

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Type: Carneithyris subpentagonalis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder