Metriolepis tegulata Cooper and Grant 1976 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Spiriferellinidae

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1976. Permian Brachiopods of west Texas, V. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 24:2609-3159

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

Sister taxa: Metriolepis carotica, Metriolepis diabloensis, Metriolepis exserta, Metriolepis irenae, Metriolepis kuzuensis, Metriolepis larina, Metriolepis nabis, Metriolepis pedicosa, Metriolepis pinea, Metriolepis pulvinata, Metriolepis scrupea, Metriolepis ziczac

Type specimen: USNM 153094f, a shell (Articulated shell)

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (24: Texas collections)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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