Glyptomena brumalis Reed 1917 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Glyptomenidae

Alternative combination: Rafinesquina brumalis

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 Glyptomena according to Y. Candela and D. A. T. Harper 2014

See also Reed 1917 and Williams 1962

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

Type specimen: ??, a shell

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of the United Kingdom (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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