Eohemithyris wildei Craig 1999 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Basiliolidae

Full reference: R. S. Craig. 1999. Late Cretaceous brachiopods of the Perth and Carnarvon Basins, Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum (19)413-442

Belongs to Eohemithyris according to R. S. Craig 1999

Sister taxa: Eohemithyris alexi, Eohemithyris colurnus, Eohemithyris gettysburgensis, Eohemithyris grayi, Eohemithyris miriaensis

Type specimen: WAM 6705. Its type locality is Hosking's Chalk, Gingin Chalk, which is in a Santonian offshore chalk in the Gingin Formation of Australia.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Australia (7 collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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