Xenosteges adherens 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 Xenosteges according to G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant 1975

See also Muir-Wood and Cooper 1960

Sister taxa: Xenosteges anomalus, Xenosteges magnus, Xenosteges minusculus, Xenosteges quadratus, Xenosteges trivialis, Xenosteges umbonatus

Type specimen: USNM 124128b. Its type locality is USNM702, Split Tank, Glass Mountains, which is in a Kungurian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Cathedral Mountain Formation of Texas.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (30: Texas collections)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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