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Xestosia Cooper and Grant 1975 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Productellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 28135

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1975. Permian Brachiopods of West Texas, III. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 19:795-1921

Parent taxon: Rugatiini according to S. S. Lazarev 2011

Sister taxa: Nudauris, Rugatia, Spinarella

Subtaxa: Xestosia obsolescens, Xestosia schucherti

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Type: Xestosia obsolescens

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder