Rhaetina ovalis Pearson 1977 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Angustothyrididae

Full reference: D. A. B. Pearson. 1977. Rhaetian brachiopods of Europe. Neue Denkschriften des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 1:1-85

Belongs to Rhaetina according to D. A. B. Pearson 1977

Sister taxa: Rhaetina beskessensis, Rhaetina caucasica, Rhaetina columnaris, Rhaetina elliptica, Rhaetina gregaria, Rhaetina incurvirostra, Rhaetina jomdaensis, Rhaetina parva, Rhaetina pyriformis, Rhaetina subcircularis, Rhaetina taurica, Rhaetina tirolensis, Rhaetina triangularis, Rhaetina zigasiensis, Rhaetinopsis yunnanensis, Rhaetinopsis pentagonalis, Rhaetinopsis zadoensis, Rhaetinopsis ovata, Sanqiaothyris qabdoensis, Sanqiaothyris asymmetros, Sanqiaothyris circularis, Sanqiaothyris dorsaplana, Sanqiaothyris elliptica, Sanqiaothyris majiaobaensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Ober Ampelsbach by Achenkirch, which is in a Rhaetian carbonate limestone in the Koessen Formation of Austria

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Ober Ampelsbach by Achenkirch

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