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Concinnithyris obesa Sowerby 1823 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Gibbithyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 287559

Alternative combination: Terebratula obesa

Belongs to Concinnithyris according to E. F. Owen 1988

Sister taxa: Concinnithyris rouenensis, Concinnithyris subundata

Type specimen: B49832, a shell. Its type locality is Norton Bavant, Wiltshire, which is in a Cenomanian marine chalk in the Lower Chalk Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 48.9 x 36.0