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Tivertonia chumikensis Archbold and Gaetani 1993 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Rugosochonetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 147406

Full reference: N. W. Archbold and M. Gaetani. 1993. Early Permian Brachiopoda and Mollusca from the northwest Himalaya, India. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 99(1):27-56

Belongs to Tivertonia according to N. W. Archbold and M. Gaetani 1993

Sister taxa: Tivertonia barbwirensis, Tivertonia jachalensis, Tivertonia pillahuincensis, Tivertonia tatamariensis, Tivertonia yarrolensis

Type specimen: MPUM 6808, a valve (Dorsal valve, internal mold). Its type locality is Chumik Marpo ZB5, Lingti River, Lahul, which is in a Sakmarian marine horizon in the Chumik Formation of India.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder