Alexenia occidentalis Cooper 1957 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Productidae

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1957. Permian brachiopods from central Oregon. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Contributions 134(12):1-79

Belongs to Alexenia according to G. A. Cooper 1957

Sister taxa: Alexenia alta, Alexenia gratiodentalis, Alexenia mucronata, Alexenia protexta, Alexenia subquadrata

Type specimen: USNM 125350. Its type locality is UO 638, Suplee Anticline, which is in a Kungurian marine limestone in the Coyote Butte Formation of Oregon.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (17: Oregon collections)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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