Waagenites squamulifera Waagen 1884 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Rugosochonetidae

Alternative combinations: Chonetes (Dienerella) squamulifera, Chonetes squamulifera

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

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (1 collection), Pakistan (18)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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