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Acosarina mesoplatys King 1931 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Schizophoriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 126714

Alternative combination: Rhipidomella mesoplatys

Synonyms: Rhipidomella leonardensis King 1931 (no. 126715), Rhipidomella transversa King 1931 (no. 206451)

Full reference: R. E. King. 1931. The Geology of the Glass Mountains, Texas, Part II, Faunal summary and correlation of the Permian formations with description of Brachiopoda. The University of Texas Bulletin 3042:1-245

Belongs to Acosarina according to G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant 1976

Sister taxa: Acosarina antesulcata, Acosarina baylorensis, Acosarina circular, Acosarina dorashamensis, Acosarina dunbari, Acosarina fecunda, Acosarina grandis, Acosarina incisiva, Acosarina janiceps, Acosarina juresanensis, Acosarina minuta, Acosarina monocosta, Acosarina peculiaris, Acosarina rectimarginata, Acosarina regularis, Acosarina tumita

Type specimens:

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 10.6 x 11.8