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Ambikella fructiformis Sahni and Srivastava 1956 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Ingelarellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 199639

Full reference: M. R. Sahni and J.P. Srivastava. 1956. Discovery of Eurydesma and Conularia in the eastern Himalaya and description of associated faunas. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 1:202-214

Belongs to Ambikella according to M. R. Sahni and J.P. Srivastava 1956

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

Type specimen: GSI 17650, a shell. Its type locality is Khemgaon Chorten, Sikkim, which is in an Asselian coastal sandstone in India.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 22.6 x 30.5