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Parenteletes King 1931 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Enteletidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 26914

Full reference: R. E. King. 1931. The Geology of the Glass Mountains, Texas, Part II, Faunal summary and correlation of the Permian formations with description of Brachiopoda. The University of Texas Bulletin 3042:1-245

Parent taxon: Enteletidae according to A. Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Camerenteletes, Enteletella, Enteletes, Enteletina, Enteletoides, Mapingtichia, Peltichia

Subtaxa: Parenteletes cooperi, Parenteletes superbus

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Type: Parenteletes cooperi

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder