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Ishimia inflata Popov et al. 2016 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Leptellinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 355558

Full reference: L. E. Popov, M. R. Kebriaee-Zadeh, and M. Ghobadi Pour. 2016. Emergence of the Saucrorthis Fauna in the Middle Ordovician of northern Iran. Australasian Palaeontological Memoirs 49:485-514

Belongs to Ishimia according to L. E. Popov et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Ishimia ishimensis, Ishimia subdeltoidea

Type specimen: NMW 2014.26G.34, a valve (dorsal internal mould). Its type locality is Simeh-Kuh section, C-12. Unit L21, which is in a Darriwilian marine sandstone/siltstone in the Lashkarak Formation of Iran.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder