Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) attenuata Reed 1944 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Elythidae

Full reference: F. R. C. Reed. 1944. Brachiopoda and Mollusca from the Productus limestones of the Salt Range. Palaeontogica Indica, Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India, New Series 23(2):1-596

Belongs to Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) according to F. R. C. Reed 1944

Sister taxa: Phricodothyris asiatica, Phricodothyris bachuensis, Phricodothyris bella, Phricodothyris catatona, Phricodothyris dispar, Phricodothyris echinata, Phricodothyris guadalupensis, Phricodothyris guizhouensis, Phricodothyris indenta, Phricodothyris kawaiensis, Phricodothyris longlinensis, Phricodothyris nummulina, Phricodothyris occidentalis, Phricodothyris pyriformis, Phricodothyris reticulariformis, Phricodothyris septata, Phricodothyris sibirica, Phricodothyris subrostrata, Phricodothyris tieliensis, Phricodothyris toriyamai, Phricodothyris uzunbulakensis, Phricodothyris xikouensis, Condrathyris perplexa, Neophricadothyris transversa, Neophricadothyris crassibecca, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) bilotensis, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) spatulata, Neophricadothyris conara, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) baralensis, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) frechi, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) oviformis

Type specimen: GSI 17076, a shell. Its type locality is Right bank Bakh ravine, top 40 feet, K31.482-531, ENE of Musa Khel, Salt Range, which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate limestone in the Wargal Formation of Pakistan.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Right bank Bakh ravine, top 40 feet, K31.482-531, ENE of Musa Khel, Salt Range

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