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Ambikella himalayanicus Waterhouse 1978 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Ingelarellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 129432

Alternative combination: Tomiopsis himalayanicus

Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1978. Permian Brachiopoda and Mollusca from north-west Nepal. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 160(1-6):1-175

Belongs to Ambikella according to B. Waterhouse and Z. Q. Chen 2007

Sister taxa: Ambikella antesulcata, Ambikella elongata, Ambikella fructiformis, Ambikella furca, Ambikella ovata, Ambikella undulosina

Type specimen: Geol. Surv. India 7467.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve 19.0 x 33.0