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Elliottella multicostata Cooper and Grant 1975 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Productellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 125474

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1975. Permian Brachiopods of West Texas, III. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 19:795-1921

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

Sister taxa: Elliottella minima, Elliottella transversalis, Elliottella varicostata

Type specimen: USNM 153882d, a valve (Ventral valve)

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 12.9 x 16.8, valve 13.8 x 19.9