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Ambikella furca Waterhouse 1967 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Ingelarellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 205519

Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1967. Upper Permian (Tatarian) brachiopods from New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 10:74-118

Belongs to Ambikella according to J. B. Waterhouse 1967

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

Type specimen: NZGS BR1194. Its type locality is GS9140, Roding River (N28/f7700), which is in a Changhsingian carbonate limestone in the Stephens Formation of New Zealand.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 42.8 x 53.1