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Pleurelasma Cooper and Grant 1976 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Pseudodielasmatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 30446

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1976. Permian Brachiopods of west Texas, V. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 24:2609-3159

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

Sister taxa: Fredericksolasma, Levenolasma, Marinurnula, Oligothyrina, Pseudodielasma, Pseudolowenstamia

Subtaxa: Pleurelasma costatum

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Type: Pleurelasma costatum

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder