Lissochonetes geronticus Dunbar and Condra 1932 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Rugosochonetidae

Belongs to Lissochonetes according to M. R. Mudge et al. 1962

Sister taxa: Lissochonetes amazonicus, Lissochonetes assula, Lissochonetes avicula, Lissochonetes bipartita, Lissochonetes geinitzianus, Lissochonetes koksuensis, Lissochonetes latus, Lissochonetes magnus, Lissochonetes morahensis, Lissochonetes parvisulcatus, Lissochonetes rotundatus, Lissochonetes superba, Lissochonetes tareiaensis, Lissochonetes taubensis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (7: Kansas collections)

• Virgilian of United States (10: Kansas)

• Carboniferous of United States (39: Kansas, Nebraska)

Total: 56 collections each including a single occurrence

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