Capillonia brevisulcus Waterhouse 1964 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Rugosochonetidae

Alternative combination: Lissochonetes brevisulcus

Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1964. Permian brachiopods of New Zealand. New Zealand Geological Survey Palaeontological Bulletin 35:1-212

Belongs to Capillonia according to J. B. Waterhouse 1982

See also Waterhouse 1964, Waterhouse 1973 and Waterhouse and Mutch 1978

Sister taxon: Capillonia semicircularis

Type specimen: NZGS BR917. Its type locality is GS1456, Steel's House Quarry, Clinton (G45/f9498), which is in a Changhsingian marine horizon in New Zealand.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Australia (2 collections), New Zealand (12)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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