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†family Postepithyrididae Tchorzhevsky 1974 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida

PaleoDB taxon number: 130602

Full reference: E. S. Tchorzhevsky. 1974. New data on inner shell structure and systematics of Jurassic terebratulid brachiopods from Superfamily Terebratuloidea Gray, 1840 and Loboidothyridoidea Makridin, 1964. Bulletin of the Kharkov University 5(108):42-57

Parent taxon: Loboidothyridoidea according to A. Williams et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Alabushevothyrididae, Boreiothyrididae, Cheirothyropsidae, Cheniothyrididae, Clathrithyrididae, Dictyothyrididae, Dienopidae, Eplenyithyris, Goniothyridinae, Harpotothyrididae, Hesperithyrididae, Heterobrochinae, Jaisalmeria, Kendzhilgithyris, Lissajousithyrididae, Loboidothyrididae, Lobothyrididae, Lobothyroides, Magharithyris, Mametothyrididae, Muirwoodellidae, Naradanithyris, Neumayrithyris, Pamirothyris, Peristerothyris, Plectoconchidae, Psebajithyridinae, Rugithyris, Sogxianthyris, Spasskothyrididae, Taurothyris, Tchegemithyrididae, Tegulithyrididae, Triadithyrididae, Trichothyris, Trigonithyrididae, Tshemsarythyris, Viallithyris, Weldonithyris

Subtaxa: Arceythyris, Caryona, Conarothyris, Crispithyris, Epithyris, Euidothyris, Ferrythyris, Galliennithyris, Gigantothyris, Glyphisaria, Habrobrochus, Heimia, Holcothyris, Juralina, Kutchithyris, Maritimithyris, Millythyris, Moeschia, Peculneithyris, Perrierithyris, Petalothyris, Plectoidothyris, Postepithyris, Pseudoaulacothyris, Somalithyris, Thadiqithyris, Xestosina

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Type: Postepithyris

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder