Rectithyris wrightorum Owen 1988 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Sellithyrididae

Full reference: E. F. Owen. 1988. Cenomanian brachiopods from the Lower Chalk of Britain and northern Europe. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Geology 44(2):65-175

Belongs to Rectithyris according to E. F. Owen 1988

Sister taxa: Rectithyris ciplyensis, Rectithyris depressa, Rectithyris odiumensis, Rectithyris shenleyensis, Rectithyris subdepressa, Rectithyris whiskyi, Cyranoia longirostris, Cyranoia vissae

Type specimen: BB82175, a shell. Its type locality is White Hart Sandpit, Wilmington, which is in a Cenomanian shoreface sandstone in the Beer Head Limestone Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at White Hart Sandpit, Wilmington

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