Rhamnaria kingorum 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 Rhamnaria according to G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant 1975

See also Muir-Wood and Cooper 1960

Sister taxa: Rhamnaria eximia, Rhamnaria grandis, Rhamnaria rectangulata, Rhamnaria shumardi, Rhamnaria sulcata, Rhamnaria tenuispinosa, Rhamnaria vinnula

Type specimen: USNM 124072b. Its type locality is USNM706e, 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 (32: Texas collections)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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