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Ambikella elongata McClung and Armstrong 1975 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Ingelarellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 177753

Alternative combinations: Ingelarella elongata, Martiniopsis elongata, Tomiopsis elongata

Full reference: G. McClung and J. Armstrong. 1975. New species of Martiniopsis (Brachiopoda: Spiriferida) from the Permian of eastern Australia. Queensland Government Mining Journal 76:231-234

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

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

Type specimen: UNE 13017. Its type locality is UNE L1290, Sandy Water Holes, Cranky Corner, which is in a Sakmarian marine siliciclastic in the Beckers Formation of Australia.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 23.6 x 29.6, valve 27.9 x 34.4