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Hercosestria cribrosa Cooper and Grant 1969 (lamp shell)

Productida - Richthofenioidea - Hercosiidae

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

Belongs to Hercosestria according to G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant 1975

Sister taxa: Hercosestria laevis, Hercosestria notialis

Type specimen: USNM 151804, a valve (Ventral valve)

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 11.6 x 13.5