Rugaria Cooper and Grant 1969 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Rugosochonetidae

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: Plicochonetinae according to A. Williams et al. 2000

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Plicochonetes, Prorugaria, Sulcirugaria

Subtaxa: Rugaria crassa Rugaria exquisita Rugaria hessensis Rugaria molengraaffi Rugaria nisalensis Rugaria pajchoica Rugaria semicircularis

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Canada (1: Yukon collection), China (2), Japan (2), Nepal (22), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (1), Thailand (3), Ukraine (1), United States (10: Texas)

Total: 43 collections including 44 occurrences

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