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Woodwardirhynchia pseudonorvicensis Simon 2005 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Cyclothyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 321966

Full reference: E. Simon. 2005. New Lower Maastrichtian brachiopods (Gulpen Formation, Vijlen Member) from southern Limburg (The Netherlands). Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Sciences de la Terre 75:127-165

Belongs to Woodwardirhynchia according to E. Simon 2005

Sister taxa: Woodwardirhynchia cuneiformis, Woodwardirhynchia pontemdiaboli, Woodwardirhynchia tenuicostata, Woodwardirhynchia woodwardi

Type specimen: NHMM GK 394, a shell. Its type locality is Nieuwe Weg, Zeven Wegen, Vijlenerbosch (62D-15b), which is in a Maastrichtian carbonate chalk in the Gulpen Formation of the Netherlands.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 15.8 x 15.5