Edriosteges multispinosus Muir-Wood and Cooper 1960 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Aulostegidae

Full reference: H. Muir-Wood and G. A. Cooper. 1960. Morphology, classification and life habits of the Productoidea (Brachiopoda). Geological Society of America Memoir 81:1-447

Belongs to Edriosteges according to J. I. Tazawa and T. Shintani 2015

See also Cooper and Grant 1975, Muir-Wood and Cooper 1960 and Sun 1991

Sister taxa: Edriosteges acuminatus, Edriosteges beedei, Edriosteges circularis, Edriosteges compactus, Edriosteges guangxiensis, Edriosteges medlicottianus, Edriosteges ogbinensis, Edriosteges plenus, Edriosteges poyangensis, Edriosteges subplicatilis, Edriosteges tenuispinosus, Edriosteges tumitus

Type specimen: USNM 123906a. Its type locality is USNM703a, Old Word Ranch, Glass Mountains, which is in a Kungurian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Road Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of China (1 collection), Japan (1), United States (49: Texas)

Total: 51 collections each including a single occurrence

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