Paucispinifera costellata Cooper and Grant 1975 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Productellidae

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

Sister taxa: Paucispinifera auriculata, Paucispinifera comancheana, Paucispinifera guadalupensis, Paucispinifera indentata, Paucispinifera intermedia, Paucispinifera latidorsata, Paucispinifera magnispina, Paucispinifera parasulcata, Paucispinifera quadrata, Paucispinifera rara, Paucispinifera rectangulata, Paucispinifera spinosa, Paucispinifera sulcata, Paucispinifera suspecta, Paucispinifera transversa, Paucispinifera tumida

Type specimen: USNM 149564, a shell (Articulated shell). Its type locality is USNM707e, Sullivan Peak, Glass Mountains, which is in a Roadian slope limestone in the Road Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (4: Texas collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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