Glyptomena kaskolica Nikitin et al. 2003 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Glyptomenidae

Full reference: I. F. Nikitin, L. E. Popov, and M. G. Bassett. 2003. Late Ordovician brachiopods from the Selety river basin, north Central Kazakhstan. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 48(1):39-54

Belongs to Glyptomena according to I. F. Nikitin et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Glyptomena brumalis, Glyptomena distans, Glyptomena karasuensis, Glyptomena onerosa, Glyptomena prisca, Glyptomena rugulosa, Glyptomena sculpturata, Glyptomena trippi

Type specimen: NMW 98.30G.12 (ventral internal mould). Its type locality is Locality 550a - Kaskol Bed, East of Bolshoi Kaskol lake., which is in a Katian carbonate limestone in the Tauken Formation of Kazakhstan.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of Kazakhstan (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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