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Spirelytha kashirtsevi Archbold 1993 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Elythidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 137211

Full reference: N. W. Archbold. 1993. Studies on Western Australia Permian brachiopods 11. New genera, species and records. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 105(1):1-29

Belongs to Spirelytha according to N. W. Archbold 1993

Sister taxa: Spirelytha borealis, Spirelytha buravasi, Spirelytha fredericksi, Spirelytha grandis, Spirelytha kislakovi, Spirelytha magna, Spirelytha miloradovichi, Spirelytha pavlovae, Spirelytha petaliformis, Spirelytha sheii, Spirelytha stepanoviana

Type specimen: CPC 24231, a shell (Conjoined natural cast). Its type locality is BMR MG232, Hill Springs Homestead, which is in an Artinskian marine shale in the Quinnanie Formation of Australia.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 11.3 x 15.1