Thedusia Cooper and Grant 1976 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Neoretziidae

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1976. Permian Brachiopods of west Texas, V. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 24:2609-3159

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Hustedia, Hustedtiella, Schwagerispira

Subtaxa: Thedusia angustata Thedusia biconvexa Thedusia bucrenata Thedusia dischides Thedusia discissa Thedusia emarginata Thedusia latisulcata Thedusia magna Thedusia mesocostata Thedusia paucicostata Thedusia procera Thedusia trigonalis Thedusia ventricosa

View classification

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of Mexico (1 collection), United States (91: Texas)

• Carboniferous of China (1)

Total: 93 collections including 122 occurrences

Show more details

Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.

Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.