Lissochonetes geinitzianus Waagen 1884 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Rugosochonetidae

Alternative combinations: Chonetes geinitzi, Chonetes geinitzianus

Full reference: W. Waagen. 1884. Productus Limestone Fossils, Part IV, fas. 4. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 1(4):611-728

Belongs to Lissochonetes according to S. Z. Shen et al. 2005

See also Dunbar and Condra 1932, Mudge et al. 1962, Tschernyschew 1902 and Waagen 1884

Sister taxa: Lissochonetes amazonicus, Lissochonetes assula, Lissochonetes avicula, Lissochonetes bipartita, Lissochonetes geronticus, Lissochonetes koksuensis, Lissochonetes latus, Lissochonetes magnus, Lissochonetes morahensis, Lissochonetes parvisulcatus, Lissochonetes rotundatus, Lissochonetes superba, Lissochonetes tareiaensis, Lissochonetes taubensis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Wolfcamp of United States (1: Kansas collection)

• Permian of Bolivia (1), United States (6: Alaska, Kansas)

• Virgilian of United States (22: Illinois, Kansas, Texas)

• Carboniferous of the Russian Federation (2), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (2), United States (1: Alaska)

Total: 35 collections including 36 occurrences

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