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†family Botsfordiidae Schindewolf 1955 (lamp shell)

Lingulata - Lingulida

PaleoDB taxon number: 117840

Full reference: O.H. Schindewolf. 1955. Über einige kambrische Guttung inartikulater Brachiopoden. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Palaeontologie 12:538-557

Parent taxon: Acrotheloidea according to C. B. Skovsted and L.E. Holmer 2005

Sister taxon: Acrothelidae

Subtaxa: Bomina, Botsfordia, Curdus, Diandongia, Edreja, Glyptias, Karathele, Minlatonia, Neobolus

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Type: Botsfordia

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder