Mesolobus mesolobus decipiens Girty 1912 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Chonetidae

Alternative combinations: Chonetes mesolobus decipiens, Mesolobus decipiens

Full reference: G. H. Girty. 1912. On some new genera and species of Pennsylvanian fossils from the Wewoka Formation of Oklahoma. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 21(2):119-156

Belongs to Mesolobus mesolobus according to R. D. Hoare 1961

See also Dunbar and Condra 1932, Girty 1912 and Shimer and Shrock 1944

Sister taxa: Mesolobus mesolobus euampygus, Mesolobus mesolobus lioderma

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Desmoinesian of United States (44: Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma collections)

Total: 44 collections each including a single occurrence

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