Sphriganaria modesta 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 curtirostra

Type specimen: Its type locality is Wadi Atj, S1295, which is in a Callovian shallow subtidal limestone in the Dhruma Formation of Saudi Arabia

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Saudi Arabia (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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