Peniculauris subcostata King 1931 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Productidae

Alternative combination: Aulosteges subcostatus

Synonym: Peniculauris mckeei Muir-Wood and Cooper 1960

Full reference: R. E. King. 1931. The Geology of the Glass Mountains, Texas, Part II, Faunal summary and correlation of the Permian formations with description of Brachiopoda. The University of Texas Bulletin 3042:1-245

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

See also King 1931 and Stehli and Grant 1970

Sister taxa: Peniculauris bassi, Peniculauris costata, Peniculauris imitata, Peniculauris ivesi, Peniculauris peniculifera, Peniculauris transversa

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of Guatemala (1 collection), Mexico (2), the Russian Federation (1), United States (33: Texas), Venezuela (2)

Total: 39 collections each including a single occurrence

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