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Dictyonites Cooper 1956 (lamp shell)

Paterinata - Paterinida - Paterinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 26578

Parent taxon: Paterinidae according to J. Hansen and L. E. Holmer 2011

Sister taxa: Dictyonina, Kolihium, Lacunites, Micromitra, Paterina, Wynnia

Subtaxa: Dictyonites fredriki, Dictyonites mugilis, Dictyonites perforata

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Type: Dictyonites perforata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder