Composita minuscula Chronic 1949 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Athyrididae

Full reference: B.J. Chronic. 1949. Invertebrate paleontology (excepting fuslinids and corals). Upper Paleozoic of Peru 46-173

Belongs to Composita according to J. Chronic 1953

See also Chronic 1949

Sister taxa: Athyris (Composita) indosinensis, Athyris (Composita) semirostrata, Composita advena, Composita affinis, Composita apheles, Composita apsidata, Composita bamberi, Composita biforma, Composita bucculenta, Composita costata, Composita cracens, Composita crassa, Composita depressa, Composita discina, Composita elongata, Composita emarginata, Composita enormis, Composita girtyi, Composita grandis, Composita hapsida, Composita huagongensis, Composita idahoensis, Composita imbricata, Composita insulcata, Composita jogensis, Composita magnicarina, Composita mexicana, Composita mira, Composita misriensis, Composita nucella, Composita ovata, Composita parasulcata, Composita pilula, Composita plana, Composita prospera, Composita pyriformis, Composita quadrirotunda, Composita quantilla, Composita rotunda, Composita sigma, Composita stalagmium, Composita strongyle, Composita subcircularis, Composita subquadrata, Composita subtilita, Composita tareica, Composita tetralobata, Composita tobaensis, Composita trinuclea

Type specimen: AMNH 26927/1:3, a shell (Articulated shell). Its type locality is AMNH286, Bed 8, Cerro Caya Caya Section 18, which is in an Artinskian marine limestone in Peru.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Bolivia (1 collection), Peru (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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