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†family Mametothyrididae Williams et al. 2006 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida

PaleoDB taxon number: 130609

Full reference: A. Williams, C. H. C. Brunton, S.J. Carlson, P.G. Baker, J.L. Carter, G.B. Curry, A.S. Dagys, R. Gourvennec, H.F. Hou, Y.G. Jin, J.G. Johnson, D.E. Lee, D.I. MacKinnon, P.R. Racheboeuf, T.N. Smirnova and D.L. Sun. 2006. Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology Part H, Brachiopoda. Volume 5: Rhynchonelliformea (part) 5:1689-2320

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, Muirwoodellidae, Naradanithyris, Neumayrithyris, Pamirothyris, Peristerothyris, Plectoconchidae, Postepithyrididae, Psebajithyridinae, Rugithyris, Sogxianthyris, Spasskothyrididae, Taurothyris, Tchegemithyrididae, Tegulithyrididae, Triadithyrididae, Trichothyris, Trigonithyrididae, Tshemsarythyris, Viallithyris, Weldonithyris

Subtaxa: Mametothyris, Penzhinothyris

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Type: Mametothyris

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder