Thedusia mesocostata Cooper and Grant 1976 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Neoretziidae

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

Sister taxa: Thedusia angustata, Thedusia biconvexa, Thedusia bucrenata, Thedusia dischides, Thedusia discissa, Thedusia emarginata, Thedusia latisulcata, Thedusia magna, Thedusia paucicostata, Thedusia procera, Thedusia trigonalis, Thedusia ventricosa

Type specimen: USNM 154498b, 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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