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Dictyothyris laneolata Buckman 1917 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Dictyothyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 311158

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

Belongs to Dictyothyris according to S. S. Buckman 1917

Sister taxa: Dictyothyris (Tegulithyris), Dictyothyris badensis, Dictyothyris coarctata, Dictyothyris dorsocurva, Dictyothyris gzheliensis, Dictyothyris kurri, Dictyothyris luszowicensis, Dictyothyris rollieri, Dictyothyris smithi, Dictyothyris spinulosa

Type specimen: Its type locality is Tetbury Road Railway Station, which is in a Bathonian marine horizon in the Forest Marble Formation of the United Kingdom

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 16.2 x 17.7