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Furcirhynchia ilminsterensis Ager 1958 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 301158

Full reference: D. V. Ager. 1958. A Monograph of the British Liassic Rhynchonellidae, Part II 51-84

Belongs to Furcirhynchia according to D. V. Ager 1958

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

Type specimen: BMNH 23826, a shell. Its type locality is Ilminster (Marlstone Rock-bed, BMNH), which is in a Spinatum carbonate limestone in the Marlstone Rock-bed Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 16.2 x 17.7