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Protegulorhynchia meridionalis Owen 1980 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Notosariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 286739

Full reference: E. F. Owen. 1980. Tertiary and Cretaceous brachiopods from Seymour, Cockburn and James Ross Islands, Antarctica. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Geology) 33:123-145

Belongs to Protegulorhynchia according to R. S. Craig 1999

Sister taxon: Protegulorhynchia bevanorum

Type specimen: BB. 76770. Its type locality is D.533 (Humps Islet, James Ross Island), which is in a Campanian marine horizon in Antarctica.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): 10.0 x 12.1