Pontisia stehlii Cooper and Grant 1969 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Pontisiidae

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1969. New Permian brachiopods from west Texas. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 1:1-20

Belongs to Pontisia according to P.R. Hoover 1981

See also Cooper and Grant 1969 and Cooper and Grant 1976

Sister taxa: Pontisia boodi, Pontisia costata, Pontisia exoria, Pontisia franklinensis, Pontisia kingi, Pontisia longicosta, Pontisia magnicostata, Pontisia nanas, Pontisia parva, Pontisia robusta, Pontisia truncata, Pontisia ventricola, Pontisia wolfcampensis

Type specimen: USNM 153835a, a shell (Articulated shell)

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Mexico (1 collection), United States (31: Texas), Venezuela (4)

Total: 36 collections each including a single occurrence

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