Cleiothyridina perthensis Archbold 1997 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Athyrididae

Full reference: N. W. Archbold. 1997. Studies on Western Australian Permian brachiopods 14. The fauna of the Artinskian High Cliff Sandstone, Perth Basin. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 109(2):199-231

Belongs to Cleiothyridina according to N. W. Archbold 1997

Sister taxa: Athyris (Cleiothyridina) bajtuganensis, Athyris (Cleiothyridina) epigona, Athyris (Cleiothyridina) warchensis, Cleiothyridina accola, Cleiothyridina acutomarginalis, Cleiothyridina ailakensis, Cleiothyridina anabathra, Cleiothyridina attenuata, Cleiothyridina bajkurica, Cleiothyridina baracoodensis, Cleiothyridina barbata, Cleiothyridina capillata, Cleiothyridina circularis, Cleiothyridina ciriacksi, Cleiothyridina corculum, Cleiothyridina dalmiriensis, Cleiothyridina davidsoni, Cleiothyridina deroissyi, Cleiothyridina dilimensis, Cleiothyridina echidniformis, Cleiothyridina excavata, Cleiothyridina globulina, Cleiothyridina grossula, Cleiothyridina hayasakai, Cleiothyridina interposita, Cleiothyridina intonsa, Cleiothyridina laminosa, Cleiothyridina laqueata, Cleiothyridina macleayana, Cleiothyridina maynci, Cleiothyridina mulsa, Cleiothyridina nana, Cleiothyridina nielseni, Cleiothyridina nikolaevi, Cleiothyridina orbicularis, Cleiothyridina ovalis, Cleiothyridina pectinifera, Cleiothyridina pijaensis, Cleiothyridina pilularis, Cleiothyridina prouti, Cleiothyridina rara, Cleiothyridina rectimarginata, Cleiothyridina saraiensis, Cleiothyridina semiconcava, Cleiothyridina seriata, Cleiothyridina shenshuensis, Cleiothyridina simulans, Cleiothyridina solovjevae, Cleiothyridina subexpansa, Cleiothyridina tenuilineata, Cleiothyridina tribulosa, Cleiothyridina tschironensis, Cleiothyridina uralica, Cleiothyridina xetriformis, Cleiothyridina zhexiensis, Cleiothyridellina accoliformis

Type specimen: UWA 31563, a shell (Internal mould of conjoined shell). Its type locality is Glendevon Homestead, Woolaga Creek, Irwin River District, Perth Basin, which is in an Artinskian shoreface sandstone in the High Cliff Sandstone Formation of Australia.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Glendevon Homestead, Woolaga Creek, Irwin River District, Perth Basin

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