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Megathiris d'Orbigny 1847 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Megathyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 130707

Alternative spelling: Megathyris

Synonym: Argiope Eudes-Deslongchamps 1842 [replaced name] (taxon 269016)

Parent taxon: Megathyrididae according to M. A. Bitner and A. Müller 2017

Sister taxa: Argyrotheca, Borellithyris, Bronnothyris, Joania, Phragmothyris

Subtaxa: Megathiris bidiscoidea, Megathiris detruncata, Megathyris barroisi, Megathyris capensis

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder