Rhipidomella caucasica Kotlyar et al. 2004 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Rhipidomellidae

Full reference: G. V. Kotlyar, Y. D. Zakharov, and I. V. Polubotko. 2004. Late Changhsingian fauna of the northwestern Caucasus Mountains, Russia. Journal of Paleontology 78(3):513-527

Belongs to Rhipidomella according to G. V. Kotlyar et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Rhipidomella acutisulcata, Rhipidomella burlingtonensis, Rhipidomella carbonaria, Rhipidomella cora, Rhipidomella corallina, Rhipidomella cordialis, Rhipidomella diminutiva, Rhipidomella dubia, Rhipidomella dzhuvankarensis, Rhipidomella fortimuscula, Rhipidomella henryhousensis, Rhipidomella hessensis, Rhipidomella hispidula, Rhipidomella jerseyensis, Rhipidomella kharaulakhensis, Rhipidomella lyelliana, Rhipidomella magna, Rhipidomella miaolingensis, Rhipidomella michelini, Rhipidomella miscella, Rhipidomella missouriensis, Rhipidomella obesiconcha, Rhipidomella oklahomensis, Rhipidomella orthogonia, Rhipidomella parva, Rhipidomella parvula, Rhipidomella pecosi, Rhipidomella penniana, Rhipidomella perminuta, Rhipidomella pressula, Rhipidomella subcircularis, Rhipidomella subtriangularis, Rhipidomella tenuicostata, Rhipidomella thiemei, Rhipidomella uralica, Rhipidomella vanuxemi, Rhipidomella vediensis

Type specimen: CRMGE 1638/2139, a shell (Articulated shell). Its type locality is Kolpachi Ravine, Upper Urushten Formation, Malaya Laba River, NW Caucasus, which is in a Changhsingian marine shale in the Urushten Formation of the Russian Federation.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of the Russian Federation (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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