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Sedecularia glabra Waterhouse 1986 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Stenoscismatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 123872

Alternative combination: Stenoscisma glabra

Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1986. Taxonomic names, in Late Palaeozoic Scyphozoa and Brachiopoda (Inarticulata, Strophomenida, Productida and Rhynchonellida) from the southeast Bowen Basin, Australia. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 193(1-4):1-76

Belongs to Sedecularia according to J. B. Waterhouse 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UQF 70116. Its type locality is UQ L4316, Ross Creek Tributary, Cracow Station, which is in a Kungurian coastal siltstone in the Brae Formation of Australia.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 20.1 x 27.9, valve 10.9 x 10.5