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Sulcataria compacta Cooper and Grant 1975 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Rugosochonetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 125942

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 Sulcataria according to G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant 1975

Sister taxon: Sulcataria latisulcata

Type specimen: USNM 152080a, a shell (Articulated shell)

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 6.06 x 9.60, valve 6.30 x 9.00