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Spirelytha grandis Klets 1987 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Elythidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 186856

Full reference: A. G. Klets. 1987. Brachiopods of the family Elythidae from the Lower Permian of the Khabarovsk Territory. Paleontological Journal 21:31-36

Belongs to Spirelytha according to A. G. Klets 1987

Sister taxa: Spirelytha borealis, Spirelytha buravasi, Spirelytha fredericksi, Spirelytha kashirtsevi, Spirelytha kislakovi, Spirelytha magna, Spirelytha miloradovichi, Spirelytha pavlovae, Spirelytha petaliformis, Spirelytha sheii, Spirelytha stepanoviana

Type specimen: PGO k-1438-2/7, a valve (Ventral valve). Its type locality is Yudoma River K-1438, Khanalichan-Khayrindzha Watershed, which is in a Roadian marine siliciclastic in the Marsrutninskaya Formation of the Russian Federation.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve 30.8 x 39.9