Punctospirifer transversus McChesney 1860 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae

Alternative combinations: Spirifer transversa, Spiriferina transversa

Belongs to Punctospirifer according to Easton 1962

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

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Chesterian of United States (2: Montana, Virginia collections)

• Carboniferous of United States (28: Arizona, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Montana)

• Mississippian of United States (1: Arizona)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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