Pionodema aberstadti Howe 1988 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Draboviidae

Full reference: H. J. Howe. 1988. Articulate brachiopods from the Richmondian of Tennessee. Journal of Paleontology 62(2):204-218

Belongs to Pionodema according to H. J. Howe 1988

Sister taxa: Pionodema cooperi, Pionodema costata, Pionodema dubia, Pionodema girvaniensis, Pionodema hypermeca, Pionodema minuscula, Pionodema opima, Pionodema subaequata

Type specimen: Its type locality is Locality 2. Freeman Road, which is in a Richmondian deep subtidal lime mudstone/lime mudstone in the Fernvale Formation of Tennessee.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Locality 2. Freeman Road

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