Protegulorhynchia meridionalis Owen 1980 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Notosariidae

Full reference: E. F. Owen. 1980. Tertiary and Cretaceous brachiopods from Seymour, Cockburn and James Ross Islands, Antarctica. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Geology 33:123-145

Belongs to Protegulorhynchia according to R. S. Craig 1999

Sister taxon: Protegulorhynchia bevanorum

Type specimen: BB. 76770. Its type locality is D.533 (Humps Islet, James Ross Island), which is in a Campanian marine horizon in Antarctica.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1 collection), Australia (7)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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