Phricodothyris occidentalis Archbold and Thomas 1984 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Elythidae

Full reference: N. W. Archbold and G. A. Thomas. 1984. Permian Elythidae (Brachiopoda) from Western Australia. Alcheringa 8:311-326

Belongs to Phricodothyris according to N. W. Archbold and G. A. Thomas 1984

Sister taxa: Phricodothyris asiatica, Phricodothyris bachuensis, Phricodothyris bella, Phricodothyris catatona, Phricodothyris dispar, Phricodothyris echinata, Phricodothyris guadalupensis, Phricodothyris guizhouensis, Phricodothyris indenta, Phricodothyris kawaiensis, Phricodothyris longlinensis, Phricodothyris nummulina, Phricodothyris pyriformis, Phricodothyris reticulariformis, Phricodothyris septata, Phricodothyris sibirica, Phricodothyris subrostrata, Phricodothyris tieliensis, Phricodothyris toriyamai, Phricodothyris uzunbulakensis, Phricodothyris xikouensis, Condrathyris perplexa, Neophricadothyris transversa, Neophricadothyris crassibecca, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) bilotensis, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) spatulata, Neophricadothyris conara, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) baralensis, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) frechi, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) oviformis, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) attenuata

Type specimen: CPC 24232, a shell (Articulated shell). Its type locality is BMR GW136, Carnarvon Basin, which is in a Sakmarian coastal siliciclastic in the Callytharra Formation of Australia.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Australia (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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