Triplesia hintsae Cocks 2014 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Triplesiidae

Full reference: L. R. M. Cocks. 2014. The Late Ordovician brachiopods of southern Pembrokeshire and adjacent south-western Wales. Special Papers in Palaeontology 91:1-89

Belongs to Triplesia according to L. R. M. Cocks 2014

Sister taxa: Triplesia carinata, Triplesia craigensis, Triplesia eospiriferoides, Triplesia extans, Triplesia girvanensis, Triplesia iberica, Triplesia insularis, Triplesia maennili, Triplesia monilifera, Triplesia plicata, Triplesia sortanensis, Triplesia subcarinata, Triplesia woodlandensis, Triplesia yichangensis, Triplesia zhejiangensis

Type specimen: BC 59148, a shell (internal & external moulds of joined valves). Its type locality is Track to old quarry in Lime Kiln Wood, 400 m north of Robeston Wathen Church, which is in a Rawtheyan carbonate mudstone in the Slade and Redhill Mudstone Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Belgium (9 collections), Ireland (1), the United Kingdom (9)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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