Hustedia grandicosta Davidson 1862 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Neoretziidae

Alternative combinations: Eumetria grandicosta, Retzia (Eumetria) grandicosta, Retzia (Hustedia) grandicosta, Retzia grandicosta

Full reference: T. Davidson. 1862. On some Carboniferous Brachiopoda collected in India by A. Fleming, MD, and W. Purdon, Esq, FGS. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 18:25-35

Belongs to Hustedia according to J. I. Tazawa 2008

See also Broili 1922, Chen 2004, Davidson 1862, Frech 1911, Grabau 1931, He et al. 2008, Lee and Gu 1980, Licharew and Kotlyar 1978, Rothpletz 1892, Schellwien 1900, Shen et al. 2003, Shimizu 1961, Waagen 1883 and Zeng et al. 1995

Sister taxa: Hustedia ambigua, Hustedia ampullacea, Hustedia bipartita, Hustedia borealis, Hustedia catella, Hustedia cepacea, Hustedia citeria, Hustedia compressa, Hustedia connorsi, Hustedia consuta, Hustedia crepax, Hustedia culcitula, Hustedia cuneata, Hustedia decollatensis, Hustedia deminuta, Hustedia demissa, Hustedia elongata, Hustedia episkopiensis, Hustedia funaria, Hustedia glomerosa, Hustedia hapala, Hustedia hessensis, Hustedia huecoensis, Hustedia hyporhachis, Hustedia inconspicua, Hustedia indica, Hustedia lata, Hustedia longirostris, Hustedia lusca, Hustedia meekana, Hustedia meridionalis, Hustedia mexicana, Hustedia minuta, Hustedia mormoni, Hustedia narinosa, Hustedia opsia, Hustedia orbicostata, Hustedia orientalis, Hustedia papillata, Hustedia paula, Hustedia pseudocardia, Hustedia pugilla, Hustedia ratburiensis, Hustedia remota, Hustedia rhynchospiroides, Hustedia rupinata, Hustedia samiata, Hustedia sculptilis, Hustedia shumardi, Hustedia sicuaniensis, Hustedia spicata, Hustedia stataria, Hustedia sulcata, Hustedia texana, Hustedia tomea, Hustedia trisecta, Hustedia trita, Hustedia troelseni, Hustedia xainzaensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Moosakhail (Fleming coll), which is in a Wuchiapingian marine limestone in the Wargal Formation of Pakistan

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of China (9 collections), Indonesia (4), Japan (4), Pakistan (52), the Russian Federation (1), Slovenia (1)

Total: 71 collections each including a single occurrence

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