Rhipidomella pecosi Marcou 1858 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Rhipidomellidae

Alternative combinations: Orthis pecosi, Orthis pecosii

Full reference: J. Marcou. 1858. Geology of North America with two reports on the Prairies of Arkansas and Texas, the Rocky Mountains of New Mexico, and the Sierra Nevada of California 1-144

Belongs to Rhipidomella according to Z. Q. Chen and G. R. Shi 2006

See also Girty 1915, Hoare 1961, Keidel 1906, Schellwien 1892, Tschernyschew 1902, Waagen 1884, White 1884 and Yanagida 1967

Sister taxa: Rhipidomella acutisulcata, Rhipidomella burlingtonensis, Rhipidomella carbonaria, Rhipidomella caucasica, Rhipidomella cora, Rhipidomella corallina, Rhipidomella cordialis, Rhipidomella diminutiva, Rhipidomella dzhuvankarensis, Rhipidomella fortimuscula, Rhipidomella henryhousensis, Rhipidomella hessensis, Rhipidomella hispidula, Rhipidomella imitatrix, Rhipidomella jerseyensis, Rhipidomella kharaulakhensis, Rhipidomella lyelliana, Rhipidomella magna, Rhipidomella miaolingensis, Rhipidomella michelini, Rhipidomella miscella, Rhipidomella missouriensis, Rhipidomella obesiconcha, Rhipidomella oklahomensis, Rhipidomella orthogonia, Rhipidomella parva, Rhipidomella parvula, Rhipidomella penniana, Rhipidomella perminuta, Rhipidomella pressula, Rhipidomella subcircularis, Rhipidomella subtriangularis, Rhipidomella tenuicostata, Rhipidomella thiemei, Rhipidomella uralica, Rhipidomella vanuxemi, Rhipidomella vediensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of China (1 collection), Pakistan (1), Thailand (1)

• Virgilian of United States (1: Ohio)

• Carboniferous of Italy (1), United States (2: New Mexico, Ohio)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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