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Grandaurispina ghabaensis Angiolini 1999 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Linoproductidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 124572

Full reference: L. Angiolini. 1999. Brachiopod systematics, in Taxonomy and quantitative biochronology of Guadalupian brachiopods from the Khuff Formation, southeastern Oman. Geobios 32(5):665-699

Belongs to Grandaurispina according to L. Angiolini 1999

Sister taxa: Grandaurispina bella, Grandaurispina belliformis, Grandaurispina crassa, Grandaurispina elongata, Grandaurispina gibbosa, Grandaurispina kingorum, Grandaurispina kozlowskiana, Grandaurispina meekana, Grandaurispina rara, Grandaurispina rudis, Grandaurispina signata, Grandaurispina undulata, Grandaurispina vaga, Grandaurispina vymensis

Type specimen: MPUM 8462, a shell (Articulated shell). Its type locality is Haushi Uplift OL51, Section 7bis, which is in a Wordian transition zone/lower shoreface marl in the Khuff Formation of Oman.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 12.3 x 15.4, valve 10.8 x 12.8