Lepidocrania tardispinosa Cooper and Grant 1974 (lamp shell)

Craniata - Craniida - Craniidae

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1974. Permian brachiopods of West Texas, II. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 15:233-793

Belongs to Lepidocrania according to G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant 1974

Sister taxa: Lepidocrania sparsispinosa, Lepidocrania sublamellosa

Type specimen: USNM 152582a, a valve. Its type locality is USNM707e, Sullivan Peak, Glass Mountains, which is in a Roadian slope limestone in the Road Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of United States (20: Texas collections)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details

Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.

Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.