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Lowenstamia Stehli 1961 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Gillediidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 83501

Full reference: F.G. Stehli. 1961. New genera of upper Paleozoic terebratuloids. Journal of Paleontology 35(3):457-466

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

Sister taxa: Aneuthelasma, Balanoconcha, Bisolcatelasma, Camarelasma, Gilledia, Maorielasma, Omanilasma, Pyandzhelasma, Tacinia

Subtaxa: Lowenstamia ampla, Lowenstamia gegyaiensis, Lowenstamia texana

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Type: Lowenstamia texana

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder