Sphriganaria curtirostra 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 bicostata, Sphriganaria concentrica, Sphriganaria modesta

Type specimen: Its type locality is Khashm el Hassau, S743, which is in a Bathonian shallow subtidal limestone in the Dhruma Formation of Saudi Arabia

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Khashm el Hassau, S743

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