Glossothyropsis superba Cooper and Grant 1976 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Notothyrididae

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

Sister taxa: Glossothyropsis carinata, Glossothyropsis cryptacanthoides, Glossothyropsis immatura, Glossothyropsis juvenis, Glossothyropsis magna, Glossothyropsis polita, Glossothyropsis rectangulata, Glossothyropsis robusta, Glossothyropsis sinuata

Type specimen: USNM 153443a, a shell (Articulated shell)

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of United States (4: Texas collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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