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Basiliola elongata Cooper 1959 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Basiliolidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 213966

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1959. Genera of Tertiary and Recent rhynchonelloid brachiopods. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 130(5):1-90

Belongs to Basiliola according to G. A. Cooper 1959

Sister taxa: Basiliola arnaudi, Basiliola beecheri, Basiliola lucida, Basiliola minuta, Basiliola nitida, Basiliola pompholyx, Basiliola roddai, Basiliola strasfogeli

Type specimen: USNM 235844a, a shell

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 14.8 x 13.7