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Coptothyris Jackson 1918 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Terebrataliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 30112

Invalid subtaxa: Pseudesia Dall 1920 (no. 169349), Thomsonia Jackson 1916 [replaced name] (no. 169347)

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

Sister taxa: Dallinella, Diestothyris, Terebratalia, Xenothyris

Subtaxa: Coptothyris adamsi, Coptothyris excelsa, Coptothyris grayi

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Type: Terebratula grayi

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder