Retichonetes gibberulus Carter 1967 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Chonetidae

Full reference: J. L. Carter. 1967. Mississippian brachiopods from the Chappel Limestone of central Texas. Bulletins of American Paleontology 53(238):249-488

Belongs to Retichonetes according to J. L. Carter 1967

Sister taxa: Retichonetes armata, Retichonetes gracilis, Retichonetes obscurus, Retichonetes perchaensis

Type specimen: USNM 154571, a shell. Its type locality is USNM 9045, Chappel Ls, McCulloc County, TX, which is in a Kinderhookian shallow subtidal limestone in the Chappel Limestone Formation of Texas.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of United States (4: Texas collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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