Cenorhynchia Cooper and Grant 1976 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1976. Permian Brachiopods from West Texas, IV. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 21:1923-2607

Parent taxon: Wellerellinae according to A. Williams et al. 2002

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Lissella, Myopugnax, Phrenophoria, Plekonella, Tautosia, Wellerella

Subtaxa: Cenorhynchia atmeta Cenorhynchia camerata Cenorhynchia fracida Cenorhynchia hebata Cenorhynchia mitigata Cenorhynchia nasuta Cenorhynchia parvula Cenorhynchia pentagonalis Cenorhynchia saginata Cenorhynchia transversa Cenorhynchia triangulata Cenorhynchia unicostata Cenorhynchia ventricosa

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Type: Cenorhynchia fracida

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of United States (74: Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah collections)

• Carboniferous of Canada (1: Nunavut), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 76 collections including 90 occurrences

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