Echinoconchus pelliceus Chronic 1949 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Echinoconchidae

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

Belongs to Echinoconchus according to J. Chronic 1953

See also Chronic 1949

Sister taxa: Echinoconchus alternatus, Echinoconchus angustus, Echinoconchus biseriatus, Echinoconchus elegans, Echinoconchus genevievensis, Echinoconchus macalaensis, Echinoconchus mapingensis, Echinoconchus morbillianus, Echinoconchus punctatus, Echinoconchus taimyrensis, Echinoconchus zapoteco

Type specimen: AMNH 26946/1:4, a shell (Articulated shell). Its type locality is AMNH297, Bed 13, Cerro Ampáy section 7, Abancáy, which is in an Asselian/Sakmarian marine limestone in Peru.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at AMNH297, Bed 13, Cerro Ampáy section 7, Abancáy

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