Kuvelousia leptosa Waterhouse 1968 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Linoproductidae

Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1968. New species of Megousia Muir-Wood and Cooper and allied new genus from the Permian of Australia and North America. Journal of Paleontology 42(5):1171-1185

Belongs to Kuvelousia according to B. R. Wardlaw 1977

See also Waterhouse 1968

Sister taxa: Kuvelousia sphiva, Kuvelousia weyprechti

Type specimen: USNM 151591j. Its type locality is Cornucopia Quadrangle, which is in a Wordian marine horizon in Oregon.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of United States (21: Nevada, Oregon, Utah collections)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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