Amphipella attenuata Cooper and Grant 1976 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Amphipellidae

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1976. Permian Brachiopods from West Texas, IV. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 21:1923-2607

Belongs to Amphipella according to G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant 1976

Sister taxon: Amphipella arcaria

Type specimen: USNM 148102, a valve (Ventral valve). Its type locality is USNM703a, Old Word Ranch, Glass Mountains, which is in a Kungurian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Road Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at USNM703a, Old Word Ranch, Glass Mountains

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