Psilocamara saginatum Waterhouse 1964 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Psilocamaridae

Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1964. Permian brachiopods of New Zealand. New Zealand Geological Survey Palaeontological Bulletin 35:1-212

Belongs to Psilocamara according to J. B. Waterhouse 1964

Sister taxa: Psilocamara athyriformis, Psilocamara hesperia, Psilocamara renfroarum, Psilocamara sella

Type specimen: NZGS BR451. Its type locality is GS5885, Wairaki Gorge (D44/f9604), which is in an Artinskian marine horizon in New Zealand.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Australia (1 collection), New Zealand (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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