Oxoplecia costellata 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 Oxoplecia according to G. A. Cooper 1956

Sister taxa: Oxoplecia abnormis, Oxoplecia andersoni, Oxoplecia calhouni, Oxoplecia cooperi, Oxoplecia holstonensis, Oxoplecia monitorensis, Oxoplecia multicostellata, Oxoplecia plicata, Oxoplecia subborealis, Oxoplecia ujukensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is U. S. Highway 60, 100 yards southeast of Whistle Creek, which is in a Chazyan carbonate limestone/shale in the Whistle Creek Formation of Virginia.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at U. S. Highway 60, 100 yards southeast of Whistle Creek

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