Xestotrema Cooper and Grant 1969 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Pennospiriferinidae

Synonym: Mucrospiriferinella

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: Punctospirellinae according to A. Williams et al. 2006

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Arionthia, Laioporella, Punctospirella

Subtaxa: Xestotrema pulchrum

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Leonard of United States (1: Utah collection)

• Permian of United States (126: California, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 127 collections each including a single occurrence

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