Derbyia auriplexa Hoover 1981 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Derbyiidae

Full reference: P.R. Hoover. 1981. Paleontology, Taphonomy, and Paleoecology of the Palmarito Formation (Permian of Venezuela). Bulletins of American Paleontology 80(313):1-138

Belongs to Derbyia according to P.R. Hoover 1981

Sister taxa: Derbya robusta, Derbyia achengensis, Derbyia acutangula, Derbyia acutiplicata, Derbyia altestriata, Derbyia arellanoi, Derbyia arizonensis, Derbyia baroghilensis, Derbyia bella, Derbyia bilobata, Derbyia buchi, Derbyia buriensis, Derbyia carteri, Derbyia cincinnata, Derbyia complicata, Derbyia crassa, Derbyia crenulata, Derbyia cymbula, Derbyia daliangensis, Derbyia deltauriculata, Derbyia dirata, Derbyia diversa, Derbyia dorsosulcata, Derbyia duomaensis, Derbyia dupliciseptata, Derbyia elevata, Derbyia elongata, Derbyia expansa, Derbyia exserta, Derbyia filosa, Derbyia gigantea, Derbyia grandis, Derbyia guidingensis, Derbyia hardmani, Derbyia haroubi, Derbyia hemisphaerica, Derbyia hooserensis, Derbyia informis, Derbyia laqueata, Derbyia lotanggangensis, Derbyia metzi, Derbyia mongolica, Derbyia multicostellatus, Derbyia mutabilis, Derbyia nasuta, Derbyia nigpi, Derbyia nipponica, Derbyia otoeis, Derbyia pannucia, Derbyia pannuciella, Derbyia pararegularis, Derbyia parasitica, Derbyia plicatella, Derbyia postplicatella, Derbyia profunda, Derbyia regis, Derbyia regularis, Derbyia rudicula, Derbyia sakamotozawensis, Derbyia schellwieni, Derbyia scitula, Derbyia scobina, Derbyia senbaensis, Derbyia simplicis, Derbyia speciosa, Derbyia striolata, Derbyia strophomenoidea, Derbyia subaurita, Derbyia subsinuata, Derbyia sulca, Derbyia sulcata, Derbyia sultanensis, Derbyia texta, Derbyia vercherei, Derbyia waageni, Derbyia wabaunseensis, Derbyia yeerqiangensis, Derbyia yongjiensis, Derbyia yukisawensis, Derbyia (Plicatoderbyia) aemula, Pseudoderbyia netschajewi

Type specimen: USNM 220982, a shell (Articulated shell). Its type locality is Locality 13, mule trail between El Portachuelo and Mucuchachi, which is in a Kungurian deep subtidal shelf wackestone in the Palmarito Formation of Venezuela.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Venezuela (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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