Waagenites aequicosta Waagen 1884 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Rugosochonetidae

Alternative combinations: Chonetes (Dienerella) aequicosta, Chonetes aequicosta

Full reference: W. Waagen. 1884. Productus Limestone Fossils, Part IV, fas. 4. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 1(4):611-728

Belongs to Waagenites according to L. Lee and F. Gu 1980

See also Reed 1944 and Waagen 1884

Sister taxa: Waagenites artemovkensis, Waagenites asinuata, Waagenites auriferus, Waagenites barusiensis, Waagenites deplanata, Waagenites dichotoma, Waagenites elegans, Waagenites grandicosta, Waagenites irregularis, Waagenites squamulifera, Waagenites stani, Waagenites sureshanensis, Waagenites trapezoidalis, Waagenites tumenlingensis, Waagenites yunnanensis, Chonetes (Dienerella) robinsoni

Type specimen: Its type locality is Jabi, "Cephalopod Bed", Salt Range, which is in a Wuchiapingian marine limestone in the Chhidru Formation of Pakistan

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (1 collection), Pakistan (8)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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