Zygospira lebanonensis Cooper 1956 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Atrypida - Anazygidae

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1956. Chazyan and related brachiopods. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 127:1-1245

Belongs to Zygospira according to G. A. Cooper 1956

Sister taxa: Zygospira deflecta, Zygospira fallax, Zygospira gutta, Zygospira kentuckiensis, Zygospira matutina, Zygospira meafordensis, Zygospira modesta, Zygospira resupinata, Zygospira sulcata

Type specimen: USNM 111377a, a valve (brachial valve). Its type locality is Shelbyville, which is in a Blackriveran shallow subtidal carbonate/mudstone in the Lebanon Limestone Formation of Tennessee.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of United States (74: Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Tennessee, Virginia collections)

Total: 74 collections each including a single occurrence

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