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Carneithyris rockallensis Farrow and Owen 1980 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Gibbithyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 287017

Full reference: G. E. Farrow and E. F. Owen. 1980. Shallow-water Cretaceous Brachiopods from Rockall Bank, North Atlantic. Palaeontology 25(2):463-470

Belongs to Carneithyris according to G. E. Farrow and E. F. Owen 1980

Sister taxa: Carneithyris aequivalvis, Carneithyris carnea, Carneithyris ciplyensis, Carneithyris hilarionis, Carneithyris subcardinalis, Carneithyris subpentagonalis, Carneithyris subregularis, Piarothyris rotunda, Magnithyris magna, Ellipsothyris similis, Ornithothyris carinata, Ogmusia incissa, Pulchrithyris gracilis

Type specimen: B.M. specimen no. BB 76583.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder