Taeniothaerus Whitehouse 1928 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Aulostegidae

Alternative spelling: Productus (Taeniothaerus)

Parent taxon: Aulosteginae according to A. Williams et al. 2000

See also Muir-Wood and Cooper 1960, Sepkoski 2002 and Shen et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Aulosteges, Carilya, Colemanosteges, Lipanteris, Megasteges, Reedoconcha, Wyatkina

Subtaxa: Taeniothaerus cotteri Taeniothaerus densipustulatus Taeniothaerus farleyensis Taeniothaerus homevalensis Taeniothaerus iranicus Taeniothaerus irwinensis Taeniothaerus lakismatos Taeniothaerus notabilis Taeniothaerus quadratiformis Taeniothaerus qubuensis Taeniothaerus subquadratus Taeniothaerus zhongbaensis

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Type: Productus subquadratus

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Australia (137 collections), China (27), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (7)

• Carboniferous of Iran (3)

Total: 175 collections including 179 occurrences

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