Capillomesolobus permianus Cooper and Grant 1975 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Rugosochonetidae

Alternative combination: Mesolobus permianus

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1975. Permian Brachiopods of West Texas, III. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 19:795-1921

Belongs to Capillomesolobus according to J. Pecar 1986

See also Cooper and Grant 1975

Sister taxa: Capillomesolobus heritschi, Capillomesolobus karavankensis, Capillomesolobus lissarensis, Capillomesolobus pontebbanus

Type specimen: USNM 152797, a shell (Articulated shell). Its type locality is USNM703a, Old Word Ranch, Glass Mountains, which is in a Kungurian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Road Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at USNM703a, Old Word Ranch, Glass Mountains

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