Ctenalosia fixata Cooper and Stehli 1955 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Aulostegidae

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and F.G. Stehli. 1955. New genera of Permian brachiopods from west Texas. Journal of Paleontology 29(3):469-474

Belongs to Ctenalosia according to B. R. Wardlaw 1977

See also Cooper and Stehli 1955 and Muir-Wood and Cooper 1960

Sister taxa: Ctenalosia primitiva, Ctenalosia rotunda, Ctenalosia transversa

Type specimen: USNM 124123a. Its type locality is USNM706c, Hess Canyon, Glass Mountains, which is in a Roadian marine limestone in the Word Formation of Texas.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of United States (75: Nevada, Texas, Utah collections)

Total: 75 collections each including a single occurrence

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