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Terebratulina protostriatula Owen 1988 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Cancellothyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 287569

Full reference: E. F. Owen. 1988. Cenomanian brachiopods from the Lower Chalk of Britain and northern Europe. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Geology 44(2):65-175

Belongs to Terebratulina according to E. Gradinaru et al. 2006

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 palmeri, Terebratulina peculiaris, Terebratulina perplexa, Terebratulina photina, 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: B6038, a shell. Its type locality is Hamsey, Sussex, which is in a Cenomanian marine mudstone in the West Melbury Marly Chalk Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): 19.2 x 14.1