Cyrtonotella nicholsoni Reed 1917 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Archaeorthidae

Alternative combination: Stropheodonta nicholsoni

Full reference: F. R. C. Reed. 1917. The Ordovician and Silurian Brachiopoda of the Girvan District. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 51(4):795-998

Belongs to Cyrtonotella according to A. Williams 1962

See also Reed 1917

Sister taxa: Cyrtonotella grandistriata, Cyrtonotella kuckersiana, Cyrtonotella semicircularis, Cyrtonotella subfissicosta, Cyrtonotella virginiensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Dow Hill, 650 yards south of Glendoune Farm, Girvan (Ordovician of the United Kingdom)

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