Pomatotrema fecunda Popov et al. 2001 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Billingsellida - Tritoechiidae

Full reference: L. E. Popov, O. Vinn, and O. I. Nikitina. 2001. Brachiopods of the redefined family Tritoechiidae from the Ordovician of Kazakhstan and South Urals. Geobios 34(2):131-155

Belongs to Pomatotrema according to O. I. Nikitina et al. 2006

See also Popov et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Pomatotrema inconspicuum, Pomatotrema oklahomense, Pomatotrema orbicularis, Pomatotrema transversum

Type specimen: USNM 485064. Its type locality is Locality 133. 4 kilometers southwest of Alakul Lake, which is in an Abereiddian open shallow subtidal limestone/siltstone in the Alakul Formation of Kazakhstan.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Kazakhstan (10 collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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