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Gerassimovia pamirica Grunt 1973 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Allorhynchidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 185607

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 1973

Sister taxa: Gerassimovia abalakovi, Gerassimovia bactriana, Gerassimovia gefoensis

Type specimen: PIN 2228/36. Its type locality is Kur-Istik 1, Upper Takhtabulak Fm, which is in a Changhsingian marine limestone in the Takhtabulak Formation of Tajikistan.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 14.6 x 17.2