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Walkerithyris Cox and Middlemiss 1978 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Sellithyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 30625

Full reference: M. M. Cox and F. A. Middlemiss. 1978. Terebratulacea from the Cretaceous Shenley Limestone. Palaeontology 21(2):411-441

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

Sister taxa: Boubeithyris, Glosseudesia, Loriolithyris, Musculina, Ovatathyris, Paraboubeithyris, Phaseolina, Sellithyris

Subtaxa: Walkerithyris mendax

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Type: Walkerithyris mendax

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder