Permasyrinx transversa Armstrong 1970 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Syringothyrididae

Alternative combination: Subansiria transversa

Full reference: J. Armstrong. 1970. Syringothyrid brachiopods from the Permian of eastern Australia. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 136(2):135-165

Belongs to Permasyrinx according to J. B. Waterhouse 1987

See also Armstrong 1970

Sister taxa: Permasyrinx procera, Permasyrinx prolonga, Permasyrinx subelongata

Type specimen: UQ F52878. Its type locality is UQ L3103, Rose's Pride Mine, which is in an Artinskian coastal sandstone/conglomerate in the Buffel Formation of Australia.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at UQ L3103, Rose's Pride Mine

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