Paucispinifera sulcata 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 P.R. Hoover 1981

See also Cooper and Grant 1975

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

Type specimen: USNM 149566h, a shell (Articulated shell)

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of United States (31: Texas collections), Venezuela (1)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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