Triplesia carinata Cooper 1956 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Triplesiidae

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

Belongs to Triplesia according to G. A. Cooper 1956

Sister taxa: Triplesia craigensis, Triplesia eospiriferoides, Triplesia extans, Triplesia girvanensis, Triplesia hintsae, Triplesia iberica, Triplesia insularis, Triplesia maennili, Triplesia monilifera, Triplesia plicata, Triplesia sortanensis, Triplesia subcarinata, Triplesia woodlandensis, Triplesia yichangensis, Triplesia zhejiangensis

Type specimen: USNM 117095a, a valve

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at 0.2 miles southeast of Pratt Ferry ( of Alabama)

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