Atrypella tenuis Kirk and Amsden 1952 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Atrypida - Lissatrypidae

Full reference: E. Kirk and T. W. Amsden. 1952. Upper Silurian brachiopods from southeastern Alaska. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 233-C:53-55

Belongs to Atrypella according to E. Kirk and T. W. Amsden 1952

Sister taxa: Atrypoidea (Lissatrypella), Atrypoidea australis, Atrypoidea praelingulata, Atrypoidea prunum, Atrypella borealis, Atrypella scheii

Type specimen: USNM 116579, USNM 116580-116583

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of Canada (4: Northwest Territories, Yukon collections), United States (3: Alaska, California)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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