Gypospirifer nelsoni Cooper and Grant 1976 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1976. Permian Brachiopods from West Texas, IV. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 21:1923-2607

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

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

Type specimen: USNM 111919a, a shell (Articulated shell)

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at USNM728y, Franklin Mountains (Permian of Texas)

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