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Trigonotreta stokesi Koenig 1825 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 125203

Alternative combinations: Spirifer stokesii, Spiriferina stokesi

Full reference: C. D. E. Koenig. 1825. Icones Fossilium Sectiles, Centuria Prima 1-4

Belongs to Trigonotreta according to G. A. Cisterna and G. R. Shi 2014

Sister taxa: Trigonotreta australis, Trigonotreta cracovensis, Trigonotreta dickinsi, Trigonotreta guizhouensis, Trigonotreta hobartensis, Trigonotreta larghii, Trigonotreta lightjacki, Trigonotreta lyonsensis, Trigonotreta neoaustralis, Trigonotreta occidentalis, Trigonotreta orientensis, Trigonotreta paucicostulata, Trigonotreta semicircularis, Trigonotreta stokesii, Trigonotreta victoriae

Type specimen: BMNH B4798. Its type locality is Insula Van Diemen Novae Hollandiae, which is in a Sakmarian coastal sandstone in the Swifts Jetty Sandstone Formation of Australia.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve 35.5 x 49.4