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Rimirhynchia elevata Buckman 1917 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 301154

Full reference: S. S. Buckman. 1917. The Brachiopoda of the Namyau Beds, Northern Shan States, Burma. Palaeontologia Indica 3(2):1-254

Belongs to Rimirhynchia according to D. V. Ager 1958

Sister taxa: Rimirhynchia anglica, Rimirhynchia maltanensis, Rimirhynchia rimosa, Rimirhynchia tardata

Type specimen: GSM 51284, a shell. Its type locality is Clandown, near Radstock (BGS collection), which is in a Jamesoni marine horizon in the United Kingdom.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 18.9 x 24.4