Limbella Stehli 1954 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Aulostegidae

Full reference: F.G. Stehli. 1954. Lower Leonardian Brachiopoda of the Sierra Diablo. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 105(3):257-358

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

See also Muir-Wood and Cooper 1960 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Archaiosteges, Baissalosteges, Echinosteges, Edriosteges, Girlasia, Howseia, Sphenosteges, Spirisosium, Strophalosiella, Strophalosiina, Xenosteges

Subtaxa: Limbella costellata Limbella grangeri Limbella limbata Limbella victorioensis Limbella wolfcampensis

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of China (1 collection), United States (97: Texas)

• Carboniferous of China (1), United States (10: Texas)

Total: 109 collections each including a single occurrence

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