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Hysterolites pinguis Talent 1963 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Hysterolitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 110345

Full reference: J. A. Talent. 1963. The Devonian of the Mitchell and Wentworth Rivers. Geological Survey of Victoria Memoir 24:1-118

Belongs to Hysterolites according to J. A. Talent 1963

Sister taxa: Hysterolites piger, Hysterolites tritus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Loc. 56. Mitchell River National Park, which is in a Pragian marine sandstone in the Tabberabbera Formation of Australia.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 12.5 x 22.0