Eolyttonia chaotica Cooper and Grant 1974 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Lyttoniidae

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

Sister taxa: Eolyttonia carnica, Eolyttonia catilla, Eolyttonia circularis, Eolyttonia cornucopia, Eolyttonia diabloensis, Eolyttonia fredericksi, Eolyttonia gigantea, Eolyttonia mira, Eolyttonia nakazawai, Eolyttonia parviconica, Eolyttonia phialiforma, Eolyttonia pocillata, Eolyttonia progressa

Type specimen: USNM 150649c, a valve

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (17: Texas collections)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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