Hercosestria Cooper and Grant 1969 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Hercosiidae

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1969. New Permian brachiopods from west Texas. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 1:1-20

Parent taxon: Hercosiidae according to A. Williams et al. 2000

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Hercosia, Neorichthofenia, Sicularia, Strophorichthofenia

Subtaxa: Hercosestria cribrosa Hercosestria laevis Hercosestria notialis

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Type: Hercosestria cribrosa

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Guatemala (2 collections), Tajikistan (1), United States (21: Texas)

Total: 24 collections including 26 occurrences

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