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Ambikella ovata Campbell 1961 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Ingelarellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 177751

Alternative combinations: Homevalaria ovata, Ingelarella ovata, Martiniopsis ovata, Tomiopsis ovata

Full reference: K.S.W. Campbell. 1961. New species of the Permian spiriferoides Ingelarella and Notospirifer from Queensland and their stratigraphic implications. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 117(5-6):159-192

Belongs to Ambikella according to J. B. Waterhouse and G. R. Shi 2010

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

Type specimen: UNE F3182. Its type locality is UQ L1630, Homevale Bed 13, Nebo Synclinorium, which is in an Artinskian marine siliciclastic in the Tiverton Formation of Australia.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 42.0 x 55.9, valve 37.6 x 45.3