Composita mira Girty 1899 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Athyrididae

Alternative combination: Athyris mira

Belongs to Composita according to B. R. Wardlaw 1977

Sister taxa: Athyris (Composita) indosinensis, Athyris (Composita) semirostrata, Composita advena, Composita affinis, Composita apheles, Composita apsidata, Composita bamberi, Composita biforma, Composita bucculenta, Composita costata, Composita cracens, Composita crassa, Composita depressa, Composita discina, Composita elongata, Composita emarginata, Composita enormis, Composita girtyi, Composita grandis, Composita hapsida, Composita huagongensis, Composita idahoensis, Composita imbricata, Composita insulcata, Composita jogensis, Composita magnicarina, Composita mexicana, Composita minuscula, Composita misriensis, Composita nucella, Composita ovata, Composita parasulcata, Composita pilula, Composita plana, Composita prospera, Composita pyriformis, Composita quadrirotunda, Composita quantilla, Composita rotunda, Composita sigma, Composita stalagmium, Composita strongyle, Composita subcircularis, Composita subquadrata, Composita subtilita, Composita tareica, Composita tetralobata, Composita tobaensis, Composita trinuclea

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Mexico (2 collections), United States (110: Idaho, Nevada, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 112 collections each including a single occurrence

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