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Notosia chiliensis Cooper 1983 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Lobothyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 249118

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1983. The Terebratulacea (Brachiopoda) Triassic to Recent: a study of the brachidia (loops). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 50:1-290

Belongs to Notosia according to G. A. Cooper 1983

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 551049a, a shell. Its type locality is 4 miles ENE of Smithsonian Montezuma Observatory, Calama, which is in a Jurassic marine horizon in Chile.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 24.2 x 20.2