Paraspiriferina paginata Cooper and Grant 1976 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Paraspiriferinidae

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 Paraspiriferina according to G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant 1976

Sister taxa: Paraspiriferina amoena, Paraspiriferina billingsi, Paraspiriferina cellulana, Paraspiriferina convexa, Paraspiriferina evax, Paraspiriferina formulosa, Paraspiriferina gentilis, Paraspiriferina ghundiensis, Paraspiriferina laqueata, Paraspiriferina multiplicata, Paraspiriferina pulchra, Paraspiriferina punjabensis, Paraspiriferina rotundata, Paraspiriferina sapinea, Paraspiriferina setulosa, Paraspiriferina transversa

Type specimen: USNM 153116h, a shell (Articulated shell)

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (9: Texas collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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