Technophorus kempae Pojeta et al. 1977 (mollusk)

Rostroconchia - Ribeirioida - Technophoridae

Full reference: J. Pojeta, J. Gilbert-Tomlinson, and J.H. Shergold. 1977. Cambrian and Ordovician rostroconch molluscs from Northern Australia. Australian Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 171:1-54

Belongs to Technophorus according to P. J. Wagner 2020

See also Pojeta et al. 1977

Sister taxa: Technophorus bellistriatus, Technophorus cancellatus, Technophorus cincinnatiense, Technophorus divaricatus, Technophorus faberi, Technophorus filistriatus, Technophorus milleri, Technophorus minutus, Technophorus nicolli, Technophorus oblongus, Technophorus peregrinus, Technophorus planei, Technophorus punctostriatus, Technophorus quincuncialis, Technophorus shiqianensis, Technophorus subacutus, Technophorus walteri, Ribeirella crassa

Type specimen: Its type locality is Locality 84. 311/5A-74. Foothills of northeast side of Dulcie Range, 8 kilometers northwest of Picton Spring, which is in a Payntonian marine sandstone in the Tomahawk Formation of Australia.

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Australia (4 collections)

• Cambrian of Australia (3)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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