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Hercosia Cooper and Grant 1969 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Hercosiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 27444

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: Hercosiidae according to A. Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Hercosestria, Neorichthofenia, Sicularia, Strophorichthofenia

Subtaxa: Hercosia delicata, Hercosia uddeni

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder