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Kallirhynchia indentata Buckman 1917 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 311113

Synonyms: Kallirhynchia bella Buckman 1917 (no. 311101), Kallirhynchia expansa Buckman 1917 (no. 311097), Kallirhynchia lauta Buckman 1917 (no. 311100), Kallirhynchia orbis Buckman 1917 (no. 311099), Kallirhynchia superba Buckman 1917 (no. 311098)

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

Belongs to Kallirhynchia according to B. Laurin 1984

Sister taxa: Kallirhynchia anglica, Kallirhynchia arabica, Kallirhynchia concinna, Kallirhynchia dispar, Kallirhynchia distendens, Kallirhynchia fornix, Kallirhynchia morierei, Kallirhynchia multicosta, Kallirhynchia multicostata, Kallirhynchia myrina, Kallirhynchia namtuensis, Kallirhynchia nudata, Kallirhynchia obesa, Kallirhynchia oranensis, Kallirhynchia orbicularis, Kallirhynchia orthidioides, Kallirhynchia phylarchus, Kallirhynchia robusta, Kallirhynchia subplicatella, Kallirhynchia valliculae, Kallirhynchia whiteavesi, Kallirhynchia yaxleyensis

Type specimens:

  • Kallirhynchia indentata: Its type locality is Hardington, which is in a Bathonian carbonate limestone in the Cornbrash Formation of the United Kingdom
  • Kallirhynchia bella: Its type locality is Old Sodbury (Marshall Coll.), which is in a Bajocian marine horizon in the United Kingdom.
  • Kallirhynchia expansa: Its type locality is Old Sodbury (Marshall Coll.), which is in a Bajocian marine horizon in the United Kingdom.
  • Kallirhynchia lauta: Its type locality is Old Sodbury (Marshall Coll.), which is in a Bajocian marine horizon in the United Kingdom.
  • Kallirhynchia orbis: Its type locality is Old Sodbury (Marshall Coll.), which is in a Bajocian marine horizon in the United Kingdom.
  • Kallirhynchia superba: Its type locality is Old Sodbury (Marshall Coll.), which is in a Bajocian marine horizon in the United Kingdom.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 18.1 x 16.8