Phrenophoria Cooper and Grant 1969 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae

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: Wellerellinae according to A. Williams et al. 2002

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Phrenophoria anterocostata Phrenophoria bicostata Phrenophoria compressa Phrenophoria corpulenta Phrenophoria depressa Phrenophoria incomitata Phrenophoria irregularis Phrenophoria nesiotes Phrenophoria nudumbona Phrenophoria pentagonalis Phrenophoria perplexa Phrenophoria pinguiformis Phrenophoria pinguis Phrenophoria planifrons Phrenophoria planiventra Phrenophoria repugnans Phrenophoria subcarinata Phrenophoria ventricosa Phrenophoria vetula

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Type: Phrenophoria subcarinata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of United States (70: Nevada, Texas, Utah collections)

• Carboniferous of Canada (1: Nunavut)

Total: 71 collections including 84 occurrences

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