Kozlowskia subsphaeroidalis Cooper and Grant 1975 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Productidae

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1975. Permian Brachiopods of West Texas, III. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 19:795-1921

Belongs to Kozlowskia according to G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant 1975

Sister taxa: Kozlowskia alata, Kozlowskia anterosulcata, Kozlowskia capaci, Kozlowskia cornuta, Kozlowskia finlayensis, Kozlowskia kingi, Kozlowskia nasuta, Kozlowskia opipara, Kozlowskia tescorum

Type specimen: USNM 149797a, a shell (Articulated shell). Its type locality is USNM705a, Hess Ranch, Glass Mountains, which is in a Kungurian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Skinner Ranch Formation of Texas.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (6: Texas collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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