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Schmidtites Schuchert and LeVene 1929 (lamp shell)

Lingulata - Lingulida - Obolidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 26408

Synonym: Schmidtia Volborth 1869 [replaced name] (taxon 279014)

Full reference: C. Schuchert and C. M. LeVene. 1929. New names for brachiopod homonyms. American Journal of Science, Series 5 17:119-122

Parent taxon: Obolinae according to A. Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Aksarinaia, Anomaloglossa, Apatobolus, Atansoria, Barbatulella, Dicellomus, Expellobolus, Experilingula, Fordinia, Foveola, Gorjanskya, Leontiella, Leptembolon, Lindinella, Lingulepis, Lingulobolus, Notiobolus, Obolopsis, Obolus, Oepikites, Palaeobolus, Palaeoglossa, Palaeoschmidtites, Pseudobolus, Sinoglossa, Spinilingula, Squamilingulella, Trigonoglossa, Westonia, Westonisca

Subtaxa: none

Type: Schmidtia celata

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder