Bothrostegium compactum Cooper and Grant 1974 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae

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 Bothrostegium according to G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant 1974

Sister taxa: Bothrostegium derbyoideum, Bothrostegium pusillum

Type specimen: USNM 152599b, a valve (Ventral valve). Its type locality is USNM703c, Old Word Ranch, Glass Mountains, which is in a Kungurian slope limestone in the Road Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at USNM703c, Old Word Ranch, Glass Mountains

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