Gypidula praeloweryi Johnson 1970 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Gypidulidae

Full reference: J. G. Johnson. 1970. Great Basin Lower Devonian Brachiopoda. Geological Society of America Special Paper (131)1-421

Belongs to Gypidula according to J. G. Johnson 1970

Sister taxa: Gypidula (Gypidula), Gypidula abunda, Gypidula acuminata, Gypidula akimiskiformis, Gypidula biloba, Gypidula biplicata, Gypidula bowsheri, Gypidula cornuta, Gypidula galeata, Gypidula laeviuscula, Gypidula loweryi, Gypidula mimica, Gypidula multicostata, Gypidula pseudogaleata, Gypidula rudiplicativa, Gypidula simplex, Gypidula stainbrooki, Gypidula subcarinata, Gypidula typicalis

Type specimen: USNM 156867. Its type locality is USNM 10772. West flank of Dry Creek, which is in an Emsian carbonate limestone in the McColley Canyon Formation of Nevada.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of United States (3: Nevada collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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