Gypospirifer infraplicus King 1931 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae

Alternative combination: Spirifer infraplica

Full reference: R. E. King. 1931. The Geology of the Glass Mountains, Texas, Part II, Faunal summary and correlation of the Permian formations with description of Brachiopoda. The University of Texas Bulletin 3042:1-245

Belongs to Gypospirifer according to P. C. Mills and R. L. Langenheim 1987

See also Cooper and Grant 1976 and King 1931

Sister taxa: Gypospirifer anancites, Gypospirifer condor, Gypospirifer gryphus, Gypospirifer kobiyamai, Gypospirifer nelsoni, Gypospirifer volatilis

Type specimen: T 10043b, a valve (Ventral valve)

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of China (1 collection), United States (17: Nevada, Texas)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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