Microthyridina farquharsoni Muir-Wood 1935 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae

Alternative combination: Ornithella farquharsoni

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 Microthyridina according to H. M. Muir-Wood 1935

See also Abbate et al. 1974

Sister taxa: Ornithella (Delmontanella), Ornithella blumbergensis, Ornithella boxensis, Ornithella curticensis, Ornithella digonoides, Ornithella expolita, Ornithella gemina, Ornithella jomdaensis, Ornithella longa, Ornithella sichuanensis, Ornithella skidegatensis, Ornithella syringothyrides

Type specimen: Its type locality is Deberaweina, which is in a Kimmeridgian marine horizon in Somalia

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Somalia (2 collections), Yemen (5)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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