Punctospirifer patulus Chronic 1949 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae

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

Belongs to Punctospirifer according to J. Chronic 1953

See also Chronic 1949

Sister taxa: Punctospirifer adstrictus, Punctospirifer afghanus, Punctospirifer ambiguus, Punctospirifer coronae, Punctospirifer fastigata, Punctospirifer gigas, Punctospirifer guangyuanensis, Punctospirifer inflatus, Punctospirifer kentuckensis, Punctospirifer pseudocristatus, Punctospirifer transversus

Type specimen: AMNH 26958/2:4, a shell (Articulated shell). Its type locality is AMNH298, Bed 41, Pasaje-Picchu Section 8, which is in an Asselian/Sakmarian marine limestone in Peru.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of Bolivia (1 collection), Peru (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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