Sowerbyites subnasutus Cooper 1956 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Syndielasmatidae

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

Belongs to Sowerbyites according to G. A. Cooper 1956

Sister taxa: Sowerbyites delicatus, Sowerbyites gildersleevei, Sowerbyites hami, Sowerbyites hibernicus, Sowerbyites isotes, Sowerbyites lamellosus, Sowerbyites medioseptatus, Sowerbyites triseptatus, Sowerbyites vesciseptus, Sowerbyites wahringaensis

Type specimen: USNM 111797g, a shell. Its type locality is Marcem Quarry, 2 miles west of Gate City, which is in an Ashbyan carbonate limestone in the Lincolnshire Formation of Virginia.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Marcem Quarry, 2 miles west of Gate City

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