Acosarina mesoplatys King 1931 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Schizophoriidae

Alternative combination: Rhipidomella mesoplatys

Synonyms: Rhipidomella leonardensis King 1931, Rhipidomella transversa King 1931

Full reference: R. E. King. 1931. The Geology of the Glass Mountains, Texas, Part II, Faunal summary and correlation of the Permian formations with description of Brachiopoda. The University of Texas Bulletin 3042:1-245

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

See also King 1931, McKee 1938 and Yancey 1978

Sister taxa: Acosarina antesulcata, Acosarina baylorensis, Acosarina circular, Acosarina dorashamensis, Acosarina dunbari, Acosarina fecunda, Acosarina grandis, Acosarina incisiva, Acosarina janiceps, Acosarina juresanensis, Acosarina minuta, Acosarina monocosta, Acosarina peculiaris, Acosarina rectimarginata, Acosarina regularis, Acosarina tumita

Type specimens:

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of United States (87: Texas collections)

Total: 87 collections each including a single occurrence

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