Tropidelasma corniculum 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 Tropidelasma according to G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant 1974

Sister taxa: Tropidelasma anthicum, Tropidelasma costellatum, Tropidelasma culmenatum, Tropidelasma curtum, Tropidelasma daijiagouensis, Tropidelasma elongata, Tropidelasma furcillatum, Tropidelasma gregarium, Tropidelasma perattenuatum, Tropidelasma ptomatis, Tropidelasma pygmaeum, Tropidelasma rhamphodes, Tropidelasma robertsi, Tropidelasma strobilum, Tropidelasma triangularis, Tropidelasma undulatum, Tropidelasma yamasugensis, Tropidelasma zhongliangshanensis, Erismatina cooperi

Type specimen: USNM 153562, a shell (Articulated shell)

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of United States (15: Texas collections)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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