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Leptella musculosa Williams and Curry 1985 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Taffiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 354353

Full reference: A. S. Williams and G. B. Curry. 1985. Lower Ordovician Brachiopoda from the Tourmakeady Limestone, Co. Mayo, Ireland. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) 38(4):183-269

Belongs to Leptella according to A. S. Williams and G. B. Curry 1985

Sister taxa: Leptella (Petroria), Leptella exigua, Leptella grandis, Leptella pseudoretroflexa, Leptella sarytumensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is banks of un-named stream, 2km south-west of Srah Bridge, which is in a Darriwilian carbonate limestone in the Tourmakeady Formation of Ireland

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder