Xenosteges Muir-Wood and Cooper 1960 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Aulostegidae

Full reference: H. Muir-Wood and G. A. Cooper. 1960. Morphology, classification and life habits of the Productoidea (Brachiopoda). Geological Society of America Memoir 81:1-447

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, Limbella, Sphenosteges, Spirisosium, Strophalosiella, Strophalosiina

Subtaxa: Xenosteges adherens Xenosteges anomalus Xenosteges magnus Xenosteges minusculus Xenosteges quadratus Xenosteges trivialis Xenosteges umbonatus

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Type: Xenosteges adherens

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of Thailand (1 collection), United States (90: New Mexico, Texas), Venezuela (3)

Total: 94 collections including 96 occurrences

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