Somalirhynchia arabica Cooper 1989 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1989. Jurassic brachiopods of Saudi Arabia. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 65:1-213

Belongs to Somalirhynchia according to G. A. Cooper 1989

Sister taxa: Somalirhynchia africana, Somalirhynchia bihendulensis, Somalirhynchia bihenensis, Somalirhynchia jordanica, Somalirhynchia moeschi, Somalirhynchia prearabica, Somalirhynchia smelliei, Somalirhynchia somalica, Somalirhynchia stefaninii, Somalirhynchia sutherlandi, Somalirhynchia tumida

Type specimen: Its type locality is KK10, Wadi al Furayshah, which is in an Oxfordian shallow subtidal limestone in the Hanifa Formation of Saudi Arabia

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Jurassic of Saudi Arabia (7 collections), Yemen (12)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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