Phrenophoria planiventra Cooper and Grant 1976 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae

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 Phrenophoria according to G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant 1976

Sister taxa: Phrenophoria anterocostata, Phrenophoria bicostata, Phrenophoria compressa, Phrenophoria corpulenta, Phrenophoria depressa, Phrenophoria incomitata, Phrenophoria irregularis, Phrenophoria nesiotes, Phrenophoria nudumbona, Phrenophoria pentagonalis, Phrenophoria perplexa, Phrenophoria pinguiformis, Phrenophoria pinguis, Phrenophoria planifrons, Phrenophoria repugnans, Phrenophoria subcarinata, Phrenophoria ventricosa, Phrenophoria vetula

Type specimen: USNM 148381a, 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 epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of United States (2: Texas collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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