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Ctenalosia Cooper and Stehli 1955 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Aulostegidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 27263

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and F.G. Stehli. 1955. New genera of Permian brachiopods from west Texas. Journal of Paleontology 29(3):469-474

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

Sister taxon: Mongolosia

Subtaxa: Ctenalosia fixata, Ctenalosia primitiva, Ctenalosia rotunda, Ctenalosia transversa

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Type: Ctenalosia fixata

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder