Triplesia girvanensis Cocks 2008 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Triplesiidae

Full reference: L. R. M. Cocks. 2008. The Middle Llandovery brachiopod Fauna of the Newlands Formation, Girvan, Scotland. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 6(1):61-100

Belongs to Triplesia according to L. R. M. Cocks 2008

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is 200 m east of Newlands Farm in the Craighead Inlier, which is in an Aeronian deep subtidal shelf siltstone in the Newlands Formation of the United Kingdom

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at 200 m east of Newlands Farm in the Craighead Inlier

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