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Grammoplecia wrighti Popov et al. 2002 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Triplesiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 354316

Full reference: L. E. Popov, L. R. M. Cocks, and I. F. Nikitin. 2002. Upper Ordovician brachiopods from the Anderken Formation, Kazakhstan: their ecology and systematics. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, Geology Series 58(1):13-79

Belongs to Grammoplecia according to L. E. Popov et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Grammoplecia subcraegensis, Grammoplecia triplesioides

Type specimen: Its type locality is Anderkenyn-Akchoku, Chu-Ili Range, sample 8214, which is in a Caradoc reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Anderken Formation of Kazakhstan

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder