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Xestotrema Cooper and Grant 1969 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Pennospiriferinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 29748

Synonym: Mucrospiriferinella (taxon 29446)

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1969. New Permian brachiopods from west Texas. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 1:1-20

Parent taxon: Punctospirellinae according to A. Williams et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Arionthia, Laioporella, Punctospirella

Subtaxa: Xestotrema pulchrum

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder