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Capillomesolobus heritschi Pečar 1986 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Rugosochonetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 174601

Full reference: J. Pečar. 1986. Upper Carboniferous and Permian mesolobid chonetacean brachiopods of Karavanke Mountains (Yugoslavia) and Carnian Alps (Italy). Geologija 28/29:9-53

Belongs to Capillomesolobus according to J. I. Tazawa and H. Araki 2017

Sister taxa: Capillomesolobus karavankensis, Capillomesolobus lissarensis, Capillomesolobus permianus, Capillomesolobus pontebbanus

Type specimen: KGPL 5358, a valve (Ventral valve). Its type locality is Dolzanova Soteska, which is in an Asselian carbonate reef rocks in Slovenia.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 10.0 x 15.0, valve 6.30 x 9.61