Magniplicatina magniplica Campbell 1953 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Monticuliferidae

Alternative combination: Cancrinella magniplica

Synonym: Cancrinella gyrandensis Wass 1966

Full reference: K. S. W. Campbell. 1953. The fauna of the Permo-Carboniferous Ingelara beds of Queensland. Papers - Department of Geology, University of Queensland 4(3):3-43

Belongs to Magniplicatina according to D. J. C. Briggs 1998

See also Campbell 1953, Dear 1971, Waterhouse 1964 and Waterhouse 1986

Sister taxa: Magniplicatina gigantea, Magniplicatina inassueta, Magniplicatina johannis, Magniplicatina khubsugulensis, Magniplicatina perflecta, Magniplicatina superba, Magniplicatina transversa, Magniplicatina undulata, Magniplicatina vindicata

Type specimens:

  • Magniplicatina magniplica: UQ F14214, a shell (Articulated shell). Its type locality is UQ L999, Dry Creek, Ingelara, which is in a Capitanian coastal mudstone in the Peawaddy Formation of Australia.
  • Cancrinella gyrandensis:

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Australia (39 collections), New Zealand (1)

Total: 40 collections each including a single occurrence

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