Mycerosia Cooper 1989 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1989. Jurassic brachiopods of Saudi Arabia. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 65:1-213

Parent taxon: Zeilleriinae according to A. Williams et al. 2006

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Ajukuzella, Antiptychina, Bazardarella, Calpella, Cincta, Digonella, Eoantiptychia, Fimbriothyris, Irenothyris, Keratothyris, Kolymithyris, Lazella, Menathyris, Obovothyris, Parathyridina, Periallus, Pirotella, Rugitela, Sacothyris, Silesiathyris, Somalitela, Tubegatanella, Worobievella, Zeilleria

Subtaxa: Mycerosia amygdaliformis

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Type: Mycerosia amygdaliformis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Saudi Arabia (3 collections), Yemen (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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