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†family Petasmatheridae Cooper and Grant 1976 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida

PaleoDB taxon number: 126830

Parent taxon: Wellerelloidea according to A. Williams et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Allorhynchidae, Amphipellidae, Pontisiidae, Sinorhynchiidae, Wellerellidae

Subtaxa: Elassonia, Iotina, Petasmatherus, Ptygmactrum

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Type: Petasmatherus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder