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Grandaurispina bella Cooper and Grant 1975 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Linoproductidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 125871

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 Grandaurispina according to M. A. Torres-Martínez et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Grandaurispina belliformis, Grandaurispina crassa, Grandaurispina elongata, Grandaurispina ghabaensis, Grandaurispina gibbosa, Grandaurispina kingorum, Grandaurispina kozlowskiana, Grandaurispina meekana, Grandaurispina rara, Grandaurispina rudis, Grandaurispina signata, Grandaurispina undulata, Grandaurispina vaga, Grandaurispina vymensis

Type specimen: USNM 149988a, a valve (Ventral valve)

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 18.4 x 18.4