Ornithella syringothyrides Crickmay 1933 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae

Full reference: C. H. Crickmay. 1933. Attempt to Zone the North American Jurassic on the Basis of its Brachiopods. Geological Society America Bulletin 44:871-894

Belongs to Ornithella according to C. H. Crickmay 1933

Sister taxa: Ornithella (Delmontanella), Ornithella blumbergensis, Ornithella boxensis, Ornithella curticensis, Ornithella digonoides, Ornithella expolita, Ornithella gemina, Ornithella jomdaensis, Ornithella longa, Ornithella sichuanensis, Ornithella skidegatensis, Microthyridina farquharsoni

Type specimen: Its type locality is Ravine 35 (trigona zone, 4100 ft), southwest slope of Mount Jura, which is in a Discites marine sandstone in the Mormon Formation of California

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Ravine 35 (trigona zone, 4100 ft), southwest slope of Mount Jura

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