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Vectella Owen 1965 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 30615

Full reference: E. F. Owen. 1965. Some Lower Cretaceous Terebratelloidea. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Geology 11(2):49-72

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

Sister taxa: Advenina, Aulacothyroides, Carpatothyris, Cheirothyris, Enodithyris, Epicyrta, Fletcherithyroides, Gemerithyris, Karpatiella, Kedrovothyris, Modestella, Ornithella, Parantiptychia, Tauromenia, Tetjuchithyris, Zeillerina

Subtaxa: Vectella augusta, Vectella celtica, Vectella morrisi

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Type: Waldheimia celtica

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder