Kotlaia Grant 1993 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Schizophoriidae

Full reference: R. E. Grant. 1993. Permian brachiopods from Khios Island, Greece. Journal of Paleontology Memoir 67(4):1-21

Parent taxon: Schizophoriidae according to A. Williams et al. 2007

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acosarina, Aulacophoria, Neoschizophoria, Orthotichia, Palaeoschizophoria, Schizophoria

Subtaxa: Kotlaia aethopa Kotlaia bistriata Kotlaia strophiria Kotlaia waterhousei

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of China (4 collections)

• Permian of Afghanistan (1), China (7), Greece (17), Iran (13), Oman (8), Pakistan (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Thailand (7), Turkey (5), the United Arab Emirates (1)

Total: 65 collections each including a single occurrence

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