Paramesolobus (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Rugosochonetidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alatochonetes, Arctochonetes, Chaohochonetes, Chonetinella, Fusichonetes, Isochonetes, Jakutochonetes, Kanokurachonetes, Komukia, Linshuichonetes, Neochonetes, Pygmochonetes, Rugosochonetes, Schistochonetes, Sokolskya, Waagenites, Waterhouseiella

Subtaxa: Paramesolobus latesinuata Paramesolobus luganicus Paramesolobus sinuosus

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (3 collections), Pakistan (6), Thailand (1), United States (2: California)

• Carboniferous of Italy (2), the Russian Federation (3), Slovenia (3), Ukraine (1)

Total: 21 collections including 22 occurrences

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