Terebratula perinflata Shumard 1859 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Terebratulidae

Full reference: B. F. Shumard. 1859. Notice of fossils from the Permian strata of Texas and New Mexico obtained by the United States expedition under Capt. John Pope, for boring artesian wells along the 32nd parallel, with descriptions of new species from these strata and the Coal Measures of that region. Transactions of the Academy of Science of St. Louis 1:387-402

Belongs to Terebratula according to B. F. Shumard 1859

Sister taxa: Terebratula (Waldheimia), Terebratula aequalis, Terebratula ampulla, Terebratula anatina, Terebratula arabilis, Terebratula baltzeri, Terebratula bartonensis, Terebratula bipartita, Terebratula birdlipensis, Terebratula bisuffarcinata, Terebratula bronni, Terebratula bussoni, Terebratula coahuilensis, Terebratula cogidumni, Terebratula crassa, Terebratula djeffarae, Terebratula doueensis, Terebratula flemingii, Terebratula fragilis, Terebratula furciliensis, Terebratula gesneri, Terebratula gomesi, Terebratula gortanii, Terebratula hoernesi, Terebratula intervallata, Terebratula italica, Terebratula kanei, Terebratula kemenczeiensis, Terebratula lacunosa, Terebratula lamberti, Terebratula lamellosa, Terebratula laricimontana, Terebratula latissima, Terebratula macrescens, Terebratula marbachensis, Terebratula marylandica, Terebratula matmatensis, Terebratula minuta, Terebratula movelierensis, Terebratula pectunculus, Terebratula perforata, Terebratula phillipsii, Terebratula quinqueplicata, Terebratula retrocarinata, Terebratula rulliacensis, Terebratula salvatoris, Terebratula scillae, Terebratula seccoi, Terebratula semicostata, Terebratula sillimani, Terebratula sinuosa, Terebratula sphenoidalis, Terebratula spinosa, Terebratula spondylodes, Terebratula sturi, Terebratula sturii, Terebratula styriaca, Terebratula suborbicularis, Terebratula superstes, Terebratula suttonensis, Terebratula tamaulipana, Terebratula tenniensis, Terebratula terebratula, Terebratula tetragona, Terebratula thurmanni, Terebratula transversa, Terebratula trigona, Terebratula vitrea

Type specimen: Its type locality is White limestone of the Guadalupe Mountains, which is in a Capitanian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Capitan Formation of Texas

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at White limestone of the Guadalupe Mountains

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