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Spiriferellina pauciplicata Cooper 1957 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Spiriferellinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 192357

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1957. Permian brachiopods from central Oregon. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Contributions 134(12):1-79

Belongs to Spiriferellina according to G. A. Cooper 1957

Sister taxa: Spiriferellina aduncata, Spiriferellina aequiplicata, Spiriferellina altiplecusformis, Spiriferellina anguliplica, Spiriferellina baywullensis, Spiriferellina bilotensis, Spiriferellina cambodgiensis, Spiriferellina cristata, Spiriferellina discoformis, Spiriferellina disparata, Spiriferellina elegantula, Spiriferellina enteleteformis, Spiriferellina excelens, Spiriferellina hilli, Spiriferellina hochuanensis, Spiriferellina lacunosa, Spiriferellina lata, Spiriferellina nanbuensis, Spiriferellina nasuta, Spiriferellina nasuta, Spiriferellina neerkolensis, Spiriferellina netschajewi, Spiriferellina nuda, Spiriferellina orientalis, Spiriferellina paucicostata, Spiriferellina pokrowskensis, Spiriferellina quadriplicata, Spiriferellina quantula, Spiriferellina rouxi, Spiriferellina tareica, Spiriferellina tricosa, Spiriferellina triquetra, Spiriferellina vercherei, Spiriferellina vescula, Spiriferellina yanagidai, Spiriferellina zewanensis

Type specimen: USNM 125464. Its type locality is S87, Mills Sheep Camp, Grindstone-Twelvemile Creeks, which is in a Kungurian marine limestone/sandstone in the Coyote Butte Formation of Oregon.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 23.0 x 25.0