Eudesia (Sphriganaria) Cooper 1989 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Eudesiidae

Alternative spelling: Sphriganaria

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1989. Jurassic brachiopods of Saudi Arabia. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 65:1-213

Parent taxon: Eudesia according to Y. Alméras et al. 2010

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Williams et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Eudesia (Eudesia), Eudesia jurana

Subtaxa: Eudesia (Sphriganaria) cardioides Eudesia (Sphriganaria) costata Eudesia (Sphriganaria) magharensis Eudesia (Sphriganaria) rollieri Sphriganaria bicostata Sphriganaria concentrica Sphriganaria curtirostra Sphriganaria modesta

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Type: Sphriganaria modesta

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Egypt (1 collection), Ethiopia (1), Jordan (26), Saudi Arabia (97)

Total: 125 collections including 183 occurrences

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