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Gerassimovia bactriana Grunt 1973 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Allorhynchidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 145830

Full reference: T. A. Grunt. 1973. Taxonomic names, in Permian Brachiopoda of the Pamir. Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 136:1-211

Belongs to Gerassimovia according to T. A. Grunt and V. Y. Dmitriev 1973

Sister taxa: Gerassimovia abalakovi, Gerassimovia gefoensis, Gerassimovia pamirica

Type specimen: PIN 2228/178, a shell (Articulated shell). Its type locality is Kurteke 1, Bazardarin Fm, Limestone, which is in a Sakmarian shallow subtidal limestone in the Bazardarin Formation of Tajikistan.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 28.8 x 30.2