Waagenoconcha platys Cooper and Grant 1975 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Echinoconchidae

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 Waagenoconcha according to G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant 1975

Sister taxa: Waagenoconcha (Gruntoconcha), Waagenoconcha abichi, Waagenoconcha abnakensis, Waagenoconcha angustata, Waagenoconcha asiatica, Waagenoconcha bhalensis, Waagenoconcha convexa, Waagenoconcha cylindricus, Waagenoconcha elegantula, Waagenoconcha gangetica, Waagenoconcha humboldti, Waagenoconcha impercepta, Waagenoconcha imperfecta, Waagenoconcha irginae, Waagenoconcha irginaeformis, Waagenoconcha krystofovichi, Waagenoconcha leonardensis, Waagenoconcha magnifica, Waagenoconcha omanica, Waagenoconcha parvispinosa, Waagenoconcha payeri, Waagenoconcha permocarbonica, Waagenoconcha piassinaensis, Waagenoconcha prophetica, Waagenoconcha punctulata, Waagenoconcha serialis, Waagenoconcha subpermocarbonica, Waagenoconcha sulcata, Waagenoconcha tastubensis, Waagenoconcha tumenlingensis, Waagenoconcha vagans, Waagenoconcha waageni, Waagenoconcha wardlawi, Waagenoconcha wimani

Type specimen: USNM 149647, a shell (Articulated shell)

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (5: Texas collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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