Permophricodothyris bullata Cooper and Grant 1976 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Elythidae

Alternative combinations: Bullarina bullata, Neophricadothyris bullata

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1976. Permian Brachiopods from West Texas, IV. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 21:1923-2607

Belongs to Permophricodothyris according to D. L. Sun 1991

See also Cooper and Grant 1976 and Jin and Sun 1981

Sister taxa: Permophricodothyris affinis, Permophricodothyris caroli, Permophricodothyris cordata, Permophricodothyris elegantula, Permophricodothyris extensa, Permophricodothyris extensiformis, Permophricodothyris globosa, Permophricodothyris grandis, Permophricodothyris guangxiensis, Permophricodothyris inaequilateralis, Permophricodothyris incerta, Permophricodothyris indica, Permophricodothyris iranica, Permophricodothyris jiangshuiensis, Permophricodothyris nanchuanensis, Permophricodothyris nodosa, Permophricodothyris notialasiatica, Permophricodothyris ovata, Permophricodothyris rotiformis, Permophricodothyris squamularioides, Permophricodothyris squamularoides, Permophricodothyris subgrandis, Permophricodothyris trigonolaris, Permophricodothyris waageni

Type specimen: USNM 152468g2, a shell (Articulated shell)

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (1 collection), United States (45: Texas)

Total: 46 collections each including a single occurrence

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