Astegosia Cooper and Grant 1969 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Elythidae

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: Phricodothyridinae according to A. Williams et al. 2006

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bullarina, Nebenothyris, Permophricodothyris, Phricodothyris, Spirifer guadalupensis

Subtaxa: Astegosia subquadrata

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Type: Squamularia subquadrata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of China (3 collections), Thailand (2), United States (31: New Mexico, Texas)

Total: 36 collections each including a single occurrence

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