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Calcirhynchia calcaria Buckman 1917 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 301201

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

Belongs to Calcirhynchia according to D. V. Ager 1962

Sister taxa: Calcirhynchia glevensis, Calcirhynchia hungarica, Calcirhynchia moghrabiensis, Calcirhynchia plicatissima, Calcirhynchia rectemarginata, Calcirhynchia zugmayeri

Type specimen: GSM 31947, a shell. Its type locality is Near Cheltenham (marmorea epibole), which is in an Angulata marine horizon in the United Kingdom.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 10.9 x 13.0