Sphaeroidothyris browni Muir-Wood 1935 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae

Full reference: H. M. Muir-Wood. 1935. Jurassic Brachiopoda. The Mesozoic Palaeontology of British Somaliland, Geology and Palaeontology of British Somaliland, II 75-147

Belongs to Sphaeroidothyris according to H. M. Muir-Wood 1935

Sister taxa: Sphaeroidothyris arabica, Sphaeroidothyris decipiens, Sphaeroidothyris doultingensis, Sphaeroidothyris dubari, Sphaeroidothyris elmii, Sphaeroidothyris flatilis, Sphaeroidothyris globisphaeroidalis, Sphaeroidothyris henriquesae, Sphaeroidothyris lenthayensis, Sphaeroidothyris naxensis, Sphaeroidothyris obesum, Sphaeroidothyris pentagonalis, Sphaeroidothyris perfida, Sphaeroidothyris trifonovi, Sphaeroidothyris uretae, Sphaeroidothyris vari, Sphaeroidothyris vinneyensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Eruduwe, which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian shallow subtidal limestone in the Bihen Limestone Formation of Somalia

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Somalia (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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