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Megerlia truncata Linnaeus 1767 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Kraussinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 155258

Alternative combination: Anomia truncata

Synonyms: Megerlia orientalis Stevanovic 1964 (no. 364617), Terebratula oblita Michelotti 1847 (no. 302024)

Belongs to Megerlia according to A. Dulai 2019

Sister taxa: Megerlia acrura, Megerlia echinata, Megerlia eusticta, Megerlia gigantea, Megerlia granosa, Megerlia margaritata, Pantellaria monstruosa

Subtaxa: Megerlia truncata monstruosa

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): 8.76 x 11.16, valve 3.20 x 3.90