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Furcirhynchia furcata Buckman 1917 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 301157

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

Belongs to Furcirhynchia according to Y. Alméras and P. Fauré 2000

Sister taxa: Furcirhynchia cotteswoldiae, Furcirhynchia emmrichi, Furcirhynchia furcillata, Furcirhynchia ilminsterensis, Furcirhynchia melvillei, Furcirhynchia striata, Furcirhynchia trechmanni, Furcirhynchia ururoaensis

Type specimen: GSM 31871, a shell. Its type locality is Thorncombe Beacon, near Eype (Buckman Eype Nodule bed coll.), which is in a Margaritatus marine sandstone in the Thorncombe Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 14.9 x 19.2