Sphriganaria bicostata Cooper 1989 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Eudesiidae

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

Belongs to Sphriganaria according to G. A. Cooper 1989

Sister taxa: Eudesia (Sphriganaria) cardioides, Eudesia (Sphriganaria) costata, Eudesia (Sphriganaria) magharensis, Eudesia (Sphriganaria) rollieri, Sphriganaria concentrica, Sphriganaria curtirostra, Sphriganaria modesta

Type specimen: Its type locality is Haisiyan Pass, S1457, which is in a Bathonian/Callovian shallow subtidal limestone in the Dhruma Formation of Saudi Arabia

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Jordan (1 collection), Saudi Arabia (6)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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