Psilocamara Cooper 1956 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Psilocamaridae

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1956. New Pennsylvanian Brachiopods. Journal of Paleontology 30(3):521-530

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bicamella, Camarophorina, Camarophorinella, Goleomixa, Hybostenoscisma, Neopsilocamara

Subtaxa: Psilocamara athyriformis Psilocamara hesperia Psilocamara renfroarum Psilocamara saginatum Psilocamara sella

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Type: Psilocamara renfroarum

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Australia (2 collections), China (3), New Zealand (2), Pakistan (1), United States (3: Alaska, Texas)

• Carboniferous of China (1), United States (3: Missouri, Texas)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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