Terebratula gortanii Jaboli 1959 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Terebratulidae

Full reference: D. Jaboli. 1959. Fossili Giurassici dell'Harar (Africa Orientale): Brachiopodi, Lamellibranchi e Gasteropodi [Jurassic fossils from Harar (Eastern Africa): brachiopods, lamellibranchs and gastropods]. Missione Geologica dell'Azienda Italiana Petroli (AGIP) nella Dancalia Meridionale e sugli Altipiani Hararini 4(1):3-100

Belongs to Terebratula according to D. Jaboli 1959

Sister taxa: Terebratula (Waldheimia), Terebratula aequalis, Terebratula ampulla, Terebratula anatina, Terebratula arabilis, Terebratula baltzeri, Terebratula bartonensis, Terebratula bipartita, Terebratula birdlipensis, Terebratula bisuffarcinata, Terebratula bronni, Terebratula bussoni, Terebratula coahuilensis, Terebratula cogidumni, Terebratula crassa, Terebratula djeffarae, Terebratula doueensis, Terebratula flemingii, Terebratula fragilis, Terebratula furciliensis, Terebratula gesneri, Terebratula gomesi, Terebratula hoernesi, Terebratula intervallata, Terebratula italica, Terebratula kanei, Terebratula kemenczeiensis, Terebratula lacunosa, Terebratula lamberti, Terebratula lamellosa, Terebratula laricimontana, Terebratula latissima, Terebratula macrescens, Terebratula marbachensis, Terebratula marylandica, Terebratula matmatensis, Terebratula minuta, Terebratula movelierensis, Terebratula pectunculus, Terebratula perforata, Terebratula perinflata, Terebratula phillipsii, Terebratula quinqueplicata, Terebratula retrocarinata, Terebratula rulliacensis, Terebratula salvatoris, Terebratula scillae, Terebratula seccoi, Terebratula semicostata, Terebratula sillimani, Terebratula sinuosa, Terebratula sphenoidalis, Terebratula spinosa, Terebratula spondylodes, Terebratula sturi, Terebratula sturii, Terebratula styriaca, Terebratula suborbicularis, Terebratula superstes, Terebratula suttonensis, Terebratula tamaulipana, Terebratula tenniensis, Terebratula terebratula, Terebratula tetragona, Terebratula thurmanni, Terebratula transversa, Terebratula trigona, Terebratula vitrea

Type specimen: Its type locality is Dire Dawa, which is in an Oxfordian/Kimmeridgian shallow subtidal limestone in Ethiopia

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Ethiopia (3 collections), Saudi Arabia (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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