Kotlaia aethopa Grant 1993 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Schizophoriidae

Alternative combination: Acosarina aethopa

Full reference: R. E. Grant. 1993. Permian brachiopods from Khios Island, Greece. Journal of Paleontology Memoir 67(4):1-21

Belongs to Kotlaia according to L. Angiolini et al. 2005

See also Grant 1993 and Shen and Clapham 2009

Sister taxa: Kotlaia bistriata, Kotlaia strophiria, Kotlaia waterhousei

Type specimen: USNM 402104, a shell (Articulated specimen). Its type locality is USNM9592, Agrelias 2, Chios, which is in a Roadian open shallow subtidal bindstone in the Gymnocodiacean Limestone Formation of Greece.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Greece (17 collections)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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