Fletcherithyris scotti Campbell 1965 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae

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

Belongs to Fletcherithyris according to K. S. W. Campbell 1965

Sister taxa: Fletcherithyris antesulcata, Fletcherithyris biundata, Fletcherithyris braxtonensis, Fletcherithyris canni, Fletcherithyris farleyensis, Fletcherithyris galbina, Fletcherithyris hardmani, Fletcherithyris illawarrensis, Fletcherithyris parkesi, Fletcherithyris reidi, Fletcherina zealandica

Type specimen: GSQ F5758. Its type locality is CPA 20, Bowen River Coalfield, which is in a Kungurian coastal sandstone in the Glendoo Formation of Australia.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at CPA 20, Bowen River Coalfield

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