Maorielasma callosum Campbell 1965 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Gillediidae

Full reference: K. S. W. Campbell. 1965. Australian Permian terebratuloids. Bureau of Mineral Resources Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 68:3-146

Belongs to Maorielasma according to J. B. Waterhouse 1987

See also Campbell 1965 and Waterhouse 1982

Sister taxa: Maorielasma campbelli, Maorielasma imperatum, Maorielasma inflata

Type specimen: CPC 5941, a shell (Articulated internal mould). Its type locality is BMR Sp115, Sandy Creek, Springwood Homestead, which is in a Wordian coastal siliciclastic in the Ingelara Formation of Australia.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Australia (18 collections), New Zealand (5)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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