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Calyptolepta diaphragma Neuman 1976 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Grorudiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 354380

Full reference: R. B. Neuman. 1976. Early Ordovician (Late Arenig) brachiopods from Virgin Arm, New World Island, Newfoundland. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 261:11-61

Belongs to Calyptolepta according to R. B. Neuman 1976

Sister taxon: Calyptolepta huanghuaensis

Type specimen: GSC 35066, a shell (articulated valves). Its type locality is Virgin Arm, which is in a Darriwilian carbonate limestone in the Cobbs Arm Formation of Canada.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder