Tautosia galbina 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 Tautosia according to G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant 1976

Sister taxa: Tautosia angulata, Tautosia distorta, Tautosia elegans, Tautosia expansa, Tautosia fastigiata, Tautosia lenumbona, Tautosia magnisepta, Tautosia podistra, Tautosia pulchra, Tautosia shumardiana, Tautosia transenna, Tautosia zhinanensis

Type specimen: USNM 154798b, 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 (4: Texas collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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