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Craspedona Cooper and Grant 1975 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Aulostegidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 27259

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

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

Sister taxa: Costellarina, Glyptosteges, Institella, Institina, Licharewiconcha, Polymorpharia, Retroplexus, Rugicostella, Sinuatella

Subtaxa: Craspedona limbata, Craspedona newelli

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Type: Craspedona newelli

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder