Cruricella minutalis Cooper and Grant 1976 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae

Alternative combination: Crurithyris minutalis

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 Cruricella according to Z. Q. Chen and G. R. Shi 2006

See also Cooper and Grant 1976

Sister taxa: Cruricella couria, Cruricella curvata, Cruricella subspeciosa

Type specimen: USNM 154428b, a shell (Articulated shell)

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of United States (13: Texas collections)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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