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Petasmaia Cooper and Grant 1969 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Lyttoniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 27774

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: Lyttoniinae according to A. Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Cardinocrania, Collemataria, Coscinophora, Eolyttonia, Gubleria, Keyserlingina, Leptodus, Loxophragmus, Matanoleptodus, Oldhamina, Oldhaminella, Pararigbyella, Pirgulia

Subtaxa: Petasmaia expansa

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder