Anemonaria sublaevis King 1931 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Productellidae

Alternative combination: Marginifera sublaevis

Synonym: Anemonaria inflata Cooper and Grant 1969

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 Anemonaria according to G. R. Shi et al. 2002

See also Cooper and Grant 1969, Cooper and Grant 1975, Hoover 1981 and King 1931

Sister taxa: Anemonaria auriculata, Anemonaria bicarinata, Anemonaria delicatula, Anemonaria mitis, Anemonaria pinegensis, Anemonaria pseudohorrida, Anemonaria spitzbergiana, Anemonaria sulankherensis, Anemonaria vadosisinuata

Type specimens:

  • Anemonaria sublaevis: YPM 11792a
  • Anemonaria inflata: USNM 153833a, a shell (Articulated shell).

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (1 collection), United States (48: Texas), Venezuela (3)

Total: 52 collections each including a single occurrence

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