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Baeorhynchia cuneata Cooper 1989 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 172042

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1989. Jurassic brachiopods of Saudi Arabia. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 65:1-213

Belongs to Baeorhynchia according to G. A. Cooper 1989

Sister taxa: Baeorhynchia carinata, Baeorhynchia elegantula, Baeorhynchia nitida, Baeorhynchia nucleata, Baeorhynchia transversa

Type specimen: Its type locality is KK7, Al Bakhra, Dorsetensia Zone, which is in a Bajocian shallow subtidal limestone in the Dhruma Formation of Saudi Arabia

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 12.0 x 10.8