Petasmatherus Cooper and Grant 1969 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Petasmatheridae

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: Petasmatheridae according to A. Williams et al. 2002

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Elassonia, Iotina, Ptygmactrum

Subtaxa: Petasmatherus depressus Petasmatherus mundus Petasmatherus nitidus Petasmatherus opulus Petasmatherus pumilus Petasmatherus pusillus Petasmatherus recticardinatus

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Type: Petasmatherus opulus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (49: Nevada, Texas, Utah collections)

Total: 49 collections including 56 occurrences

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