Quadrochonetes Stehli 1954 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Rugosochonetidae

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: Svalbardiinae according to A. Williams et al. 2000

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Capillonia, Chonetinetes, Dyoros, Eolissochonetes, Kitakamichonetes, Komiella, Leiochonetes, Leurosina, Lissochonetes, Sulcataria, Svalbardia, Tivertonia

Subtaxa: Quadrochonetes girtyi Quadrochonetes praecursor

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Type: Quadrochonetes girtyi

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Afghanistan (1 collection), Bolivia (18), Mexico (2), United States (41: Nevada, Texas, Utah)

• Virgilian of United States (2: Illinois, New Mexico)

• Carboniferous of Bolivia (2)

Total: 66 collections including 67 occurrences

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