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Terebratulina palmeri Cooper 1979 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 173086

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1979. Tertiary and Cretaceous Brachiopods from Cuba and the Caribbean. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 37:1-45

Belongs to Terebratulina according to D. A. T. Harper et al. 1997

Sister taxa: Terebratulina (Shurugathyris), Terebratulina abyssicola, Terebratulina akitana, Terebratulina alabamensis, Terebratulina arabica, Terebratulina ausroamericana, Terebratulina australis, Terebratulina biauriculata, Terebratulina brundidgensis, Terebratulina buckmani, Terebratulina cailleti, Terebratulina callinome, Terebratulina capillata, Terebratulina carinata, Terebratulina cavata, Terebratulina christopheri, Terebratulina chrysalis, Terebratulina compressa, Terebratulina crossei, Terebratulina cumingi, Terebratulina edwardsi, Terebratulina etheridgei, Terebratulina etigoensis, Terebratulina faujasii, Terebratulina gracilis, Terebratulina hanawensis, Terebratulina hashimotoi, Terebratulina hataiana, Terebratulina hawaiiensis, Terebratulina helenae, Terebratulina honsyuensis, Terebratulina iduensis, Terebratulina imbricata, Terebratulina indomita, Terebratulina japonica, Terebratulina kendricki, Terebratulina kiiensis, Terebratulina kitakamiensis, Terebratulina kurotakiensis, Terebratulina kyusyuensis, Terebratulina lachryma, Terebratulina leeae, Terebratulina longicollis, Terebratulina louisianae, Terebratulina manchionealensis, Terebratulina meridionalis, Terebratulina miuraensis, Terebratulina moniwaensis, Terebratulina nodulosa, Terebratulina oakvillensis, Terebratulina pacifica, Terebratulina peculiaris, Terebratulina perplexa, Terebratulina photina, Terebratulina protostriatula, Terebratulina putiensis, Terebratulina radula, Terebratulina reevi, Terebratulina retusa, Terebratulina rigida, Terebratulina silicea, Terebratulina simosensis, Terebratulina sirahamensis, Terebratulina subcarinata, Terebratulina subtilis, Terebratulina suessi, Terebratulina tejonensis, Terebratulina tenuistriata, Terebratulina titibuensis, Terebratulina tohokuensis, Terebratulina unguicula, Terebratulina valdiviae, Terebratulina wardenensis, Terebratulina washingtoniana, Terebratulina wilsoni, Terebratulina yabei

Type specimen: USNM 550329a, a shell. Its type locality is Palmer Loc. 377, SE end of Yumuri Gorge, which is in a Miocene marine horizon in the Yumuri Formation of Cuba.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 11.0 x 10.2