Neophricadothyris transversa Cooper and Grant 1976 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Elythidae

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

Sister taxa: Phricodothyris asiatica, Phricodothyris bachuensis, Phricodothyris bella, Phricodothyris catatona, Phricodothyris dispar, Phricodothyris echinata, Phricodothyris guadalupensis, Phricodothyris guizhouensis, Phricodothyris indenta, Phricodothyris kawaiensis, Phricodothyris longlinensis, Phricodothyris nummulina, Phricodothyris occidentalis, Phricodothyris pyriformis, Phricodothyris reticulariformis, Phricodothyris septata, Phricodothyris sibirica, Phricodothyris subrostrata, Phricodothyris tieliensis, Phricodothyris toriyamai, Phricodothyris uzunbulakensis, Phricodothyris xikouensis, Condrathyris perplexa, Neophricadothyris crassibecca, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) bilotensis, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) spatulata, Neophricadothyris conara, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) baralensis, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) frechi, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) oviformis, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) attenuata

Type specimen: USNM 152513k, a shell (Articulated shell). Its type locality is USNM707m, Lenox Hills Formation, Lenox Hills, Glass Mountains, which is in a Sakmarian marine shale in the Lenox Hills Formation of Texas.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (16: Texas collections)

• Carboniferous of United States (5: Texas)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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