Pontielasma praeundatum Waterhouse and Piyasin 1970 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Cranaenidae

Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse and S. Piyasin. 1970. Mid-Permian brachiopods from Khao Phrik, Thailand. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 135(3-6):83-197

Belongs to Pontielasma according to J. B. Waterhouse and S. Piyasin 1970

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: University of Toronto B513, a shell (Articulated shell). Its type locality is Khao Phrik, Rat Buri, which is in a Roadian offshore shelf limestone/limestone in the Rat Buri Formation of Thailand.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Khao Phrik, Rat Buri

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